The seized contraband in the custody of security forces

Imphal: Brown sugar worth Rs 1.23 crore was seized near Khudengthabi check-post in Tengnoupal district of Manipur by personnel of Assam Rifles recently.

Based on a specific intelligence regarding transportation of contraband items through the forest to avoid Khudengthabi check-post, two suspected individuals were spotted by the team. On being challenged, both individuals ran into the forest.

The search team then carried out a detailed search of the area and recovered one bag containing suspected brown sugar weighing approximately 618 grams.

The recovered items have been handed over to Moreh police station for further investigation.

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