ASSAM RIFLES RECOVERS FOREIGN ORIGIN CIGARETTE WORTH RS 2,71,70,000 & APPREHENDED ONE INDIVIDUAL IN ZOTLANG, CHAMPHAI DISTRICT, MIZORAMOct 17, 2022
In yet another success in its crusade against smuggling activities, Serchhip Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), recovered 209 cases of foreign origin cigarette worth Rs 2,71,70,000 in General Area Zotlang, Mizoram on October 16.
The operation was carried out by a joint team of Assam Rifles and Custom Preventive Force, Champhai based on specific information. The Assam Rifles team recovered the items which were dumped in General Area Zotlang. Approximate cost of the recovered foreign origin cigarette is Rs 2,71,70,000. The seized items and detained one individual was handed over to Customs department, Champhai for further legal proceedings.
Oct 17, 2022