The bottling plant in Dimapur Credit: EastMojo Image

Kohima: The Assam Rifles (AR) and the Nagaland Police (NP) in a joint operation raided a bottling plant at 7th Mile Model village in Dimapur on Wednesday.

An official update from Colonel Sanjiv Sethi PRO, HQ IGAR (N) said that 36-year-old Electo Sumi, a resident of 6th Mile in Dimapur district was arrested in the case.

A sight of the bottling plant

Based on specific intelligence regarding the presence of illegal contraband in the general area 7th Mile Model village in Dimapur, Assam Rifles personnel and police launched the operation.

The recoveries made at the illegal bottling plant include 98 Burma teak, 107 cases of rum and packing materials. The operation was part of the ongoing crackdown by security forces to prevent unlawful activates in Nagaland.

The apprehended individual along with the recovered items, has been handed over to Chumoukedima police station and the Superintendent of Anti Smuggling Customs Prevention Division, Dimapur, for further investigation.

Below are some photos from the plant:

Stacks of packing material
107 cases of rum has been recovered
The apprehended has been handed to Chumoukedima police station
Packing materials among recovered items

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