Imphal : Continuing its peration against the anti-social elements, illegal drugs traffickers, Assam Rifles had seized illegal goods worth of Rs 76 crore in Manipur’s Moreh area, a bordering town of Indo-Myanmar border in last year.
According to the reports, the Assam Rifle which has been posted at Permanent Motor Vehicle Check Post at Khudengthabi of Imphal Moreh route (NH-102) had seized illegal goods worth of Rs 75.97 crore.
A top official of Assam Rifles said that, during this period, the Assam Rifles troops had seized 48.536 kg gold worth Rs 14.56 crore, 689110 numbers of WY tablets worth Rs 34.45 crore, 2236 kg brown sugar worth Rs 8.94 crore, 3.202 kg heroin worth Rs 16.10 crore and two Tokay Gecko worth Rs 2 crore from the Imphal-Moreh road.
“All seized illegal goods were illegally transported from neighbouring Myanmar. The anti-social elements, traffickers have used the Imphal-Moreh road to transport all illegal goods,” the official said.
Imphal-Moreh route (NH-102) is one of route used by anti-social elements and drug peddlers for illegal businesses.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)