Dimapur, January 8: Troops of Assam Rifles, seized smuggled Areca Nut valued more than Rs 6 crore from a mobile vehicle check post near Ghaspani in Nagaland on January 5.
Based on specific input, the troops at the check post stopped nine loaded trucks travelling from Kohima to Dimapur. During the spot check of the vehicles, 3511 bags of Areca Nut ( Betel Nut) valued more than Rs 6.05 crore were recovered. 18 persons accompanying these trucks were also apprehended.
The recovered smuggled items and the apprehended individuals have been handed over to Medziphema Police for further investigations.
(Page News Service)