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Assam Rifles seizes drugs worth Rs 1.2 crore

Drugs seized in Assam. Photograph:( ANI )

ANI Manipur, Assam Oct 07, 2019, 06.32 PM (IST)

The troops of Assam Rifles have seized drugs worth Rs 1.23 crore in Khudengthabi area of Assam's Tengnoupal district.

The search teams, after receiving specific inputs regarding the transportation of drugs, increased vigilance in the area. They tracked two persons and chased them.

The men evaded the teams by running into the nearby forest area. However, a bag containing brown sugar was recovered from the spot. The incident happened on October 5.

"The recovered items have been handed over to the Moreh police station for further investigation," Assam Rifles said in an official statement.