Security forces apprehended three persons and recovered illegal cosmetics worth about Rs 1.43 crore at 4th Mile area in Dimapur in Nagaland, a defense statement said on Sunday. 

Based on a specific input, the security forces apprehended the three accused with the consignment of illegal cosmetics.  

The truck carrying the illegal consignment of cosmetics was also seized by the police. 

The accused and the seized items have been handed over to Customs officials in Dimapur, Nagaland. 

In another incident, Dimapur police on arrested two persons after their car loaded with stolen rice bags met with an accident while fleeing away from a shop in Diphupar area in Dimapur in Nagaland on Saturday. 

A case has been registered with Diphupar police station in this connection. 

“Dilwale chawal le jayenge…but karma came back knocking,” Dimapur police tweeted on Sunday. 

Bhadra Gogoi

Bhadra Gogoi is Northeast Now Correspondent in Nagaland. He can be reached at: bhadragogoi@yahoo.com