Published on July 4, 2020 | News Source: Javed Hussain
Dibrugarh, July 4: Troops of Assam Rifles, under the aegis of IGAR(S), recovered imported cigarettes in two different incidents today.
Based on specific input, pertaining to smuggling of contraband items in General Area Moltuk, the team noticed cardboard boxes of WIN Cigarettes hidden inside the vegetation. After carrying out a thorough check of the area, 16000 packets of WIN cigarettes worth Lakhs of Rupees were recovered.
In another incident, Assam Rifles troops intercepted a vehicle in general area Machi, the smugglers fled on seeing Assam rifles. Following thorough checking of the vehicle, 2500 packets of WIN cigarettes worth lakhs of Rupees were recovered. Items have been handed over to Chandel and Machi Police Stations, respectively.