In a major drive against illegal foreign liquors making entry into Indian markets, the troops of 37 Bn SSB stationed at Border Outpost( BOP), Tankibasti seized a consignment of 75 cases containing 900 bottles of Bhutan-made liquors near Dimakuchi of Udalguri district along the Indo-Bhutan border on Saturday evening.
The consignment of 75 cases was seized along with a Bolero Pickup van.
The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) team also apprehended one Bhutan national identified as 26-year-old Kinzang Wangchuk.
According to information, the apprehended Bhutanese national is a resident of Momring village under Jomotsangkha Post Office of Samdrup Jongnkhar province in Bhutan.
The consignment was being brought from Bhutan and was supposed to be delivered in Indian side.
The seized items were later handed over to the Excise office at Tangla in Udalguri district for further legal action.
The market value of the seized items is estimated to be about Rs 5,83,000.