Myanmar nationals in Aizawl. (File image)

Troops of Assam Rifles have apprehended 24 Myanmar nationals along the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district.

Assam Rifles troops on Tuesday around 3 pm intercepted the Myanmar nationals, including 14 women and three minors at the Army checkpoint at Khudengthabi.

They were heading to Churachandpur district accompanied by a man from Bulin Champhai in Mizoram.

Police said they were traveling with fake Aadhaar cards.

Of the total detained, nine are from Mungswa, Khutan village in Myanmar and 15 others belong to Butalen and Toyero villages in Myanmar.

A case has been registered at Moreh police station and all the Myanmar nationals were booked under the Foreigners Act.

Earlier, 11 Myanmar nationals were nabbed at the Imphal Airport while trying to board a Delhi-bound flight with fake Aadhaar cards.

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