Assam Rifles seizes cigarettes smuggled from Myanmar

Aizawl, June 14 (SocialNews.XYZ) Assam Rifles troopers on Tuesday seized foreign-origin cigarettes, valued at round Rs 3.90 lakh — just some days after the para-military drive seized comparable foreign-origin tobacco merchandise valued at Rs 2.35 crore in Mizoram, smuggled in from Myanmar, officers mentioned.

Assam Rifles officers mentioned that performing on a tip-off, the foreign-origin cigarettes valued at Rs 3.90 lakh had been seized from a house at Zokhawthar crossing level alongside India-Myanmar border of Champhai district.


The contrabands in each circumstances (together with that on June 4) had been seized in Mizoram’s Champhai district bordering Myanmar.

Nobody was arrested in reference to the seizure.

The seized contraband has been handed over to the Customs Division for additional authorized motion.

An official assertion of the central para-military drive mentioned that ongoing smuggling of foreign-origin cigarettes and varied different medication are a serious reason behind concern for the state of Mizoram, particularly alongside the India-Myanmar border.

Supply: IANS

Assam Rifles seizes cigarettes smuggled from Myanmar

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