Imphal: Tengnoupal Battalion under the aegis of IGAR (South) foiled a cross border attempt at smuggling contraband near Khudengthabi village in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district on Friday, said an official.

An operation was launched by the troops of Assam Rifles on basis of a reliable input regarding movement of illegal items. 

During the operation, a total of 51 packages containing liquor, furniture, cosmetic and electronic items were recovered. 

The total estimated value of the recovered goods is assessed to be worth around Rs 67.93 lakh.

The recovered items have been handed over to the customs department in Moreh for further legal action, it said.

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