Assam Rifles busts narcotics trafficking ring in Manipur, seizes drugs worth Rs 10 crore

Loktak Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South), in a joint operation with Manipur Police, busted narcotics trafficking ring in Churachandpur in Manipur on July 14.

Based on intelligence inputs, troops of Assam Rifles and Churachandpur Police intercepted a car with three persons moving on NH 2 near Kangvai.

On thorough checking of the vehicle, nearly 2.5 kgs of high-grade illegal drugs was seized from the vehicle.

The cost of the narcotics seized is assessed to be worth nearly Rs 10 crore.

The three narcotics traffickers were apprehended by the joint team and taken to Churachandpur Police Station for further legal proceedings.

About Hemanta Kr Nath

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Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.

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