In their continued efforts against the smuggling of banned drugs, Assam Rifles troops in Manipur recovered a huge consignment of narcotics in Chandel district along the India-Myanmar border.
The recovered narcotics would cost approximately Rs 6.4 crore in the market, the Assam Rifles said.
Revealing the recovery of the banned drugs, the Assam Rifles on its Twitter handle on Saturday night said on the basis of specific inputs, the Assam Rifles troops in Manipur carried out an operation.
During the operation, the Assam Rifles troops were able to recover narcotics of high value including heroin and WIY (World Is Yours) tablets worth approx Rs 6.4 crore from a hideout in Moltuk village of Chandel district.
“The recovered contraband handed over to the police,” the Assam Rifles said in its tweet.
Specific input based operation by #AssamRifles troops in Manipur on 26 Sep leads to recovery of high value narcotics(Heroin & WIY tablets worth approx Rs6.4 Cr) from a hideout in Moltuk village, Chandel. Recovered contraband handed over to the Police. @PIBHomeAffairs @ANI pic.twitter.com/gDtBjdMbOl
— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) September 26, 2020
According to a media report, Assam Rifles troops launched an operation after receiving specific inputs over the possible movement of narcotics consignment across the India-Myanmar border from Myanmar to Chandel district.
During an extensive search operation in the forest area around Moltuk village in Chandel village, the Assam Rifles troops were able to recover 670 grams of heroin, 1,24,000 WIY tablets.