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Assam Rifles seizes huge cache of IMFL from UP vehicle in Nagaland

Assam Rifles seizes huge cache of IMFL from UP vehicle in Nagaland

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 21 Oct 2017, 11:08 pm
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IBNS): The Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) seized huge quantity of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from a vehicle bearing registration of Uttar Pradesh in Nagaland’s Zunheboto district on Friday, officials said on Saturday.

According to the reports, based on specific input, a troop of five Assam Rifles conducted an operation at Natha Zhimomi area and seized huge quantity of IMFL from a vehicle.

“The troop established a Mobile Vehicle Check Post at the area and intercepted a Scorpio Mahindra bearing registration number UP-16- J-5522 carrying liquor,” PRO, HQ IGAR (North), Assam Rifles Lt Col Amitabh Sharma said.

The security personnel also apprehended a person identified as Vitoka Yeptho and recovered 384 bottles of MC Dowell’s Rum and 72 bottles of Beer Kingfisher in possession from him.

Later, the nabbed person along with recovered liquor was handed over to Zunheboto Police Station for further investigation.

Earlier, Assam Rifles had recovered 61 cases of MC Dowell’s Rum from a Maruti Gypsy bearing registration number NL-07-H-6065 at Zungti village in Zunheboto district and apprehended a person identified as Yepaka on October 18 last.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)


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