Imphal: Tengnoupal Battalion, under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), in a joint operation with Manipur Police, foiled narcotics smuggling in Tengnoupal on Saturday.
Based on a specific input, a joint team of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police launched an operation and intercepted a vehicle near Village Chamol in Tengnoupal district.
On thorough checking of the vehicle, 3.710 kg of Brown Sugar, packed in 88 soap cases was recovered from a well-schemed floor panel in the vehicle.
The seized narcotics are assessed to be worth Rs 7.42 crore.
The seized narcotics were handed over to Tengnoupal Police Station for further investigation.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)