Assam Rifles recovers illegally smuggled footwear in Manipur

Assam Rifles recovers illegally smuggled footwear in Manipur

According to sources, troops of the Assam Rifles spotted few individuals skirting the Vehicle Check Post at Tengnoupal with head loads through a jungle track.

IMPHAL:

Assam Rifles (Tengnoupal Battalion) under the aegis of IGAR-S recovered illegally smuggled footwear in Tengnoupal district of Manipur on January 31.

According to sources, troops of the Assam Rifles spotted few individuals skirting the Vehicle Check Post at Tengnoupal with head loads through a jungle track.

On following the trail, the troopers found nine packages abandoned in the jungle.

After a thorough inspection of the package, 350 pairs of illegally smuggled shoes with an assessed market value worth ₹ 12.64 lakh were recovered.

The recovered items were handed over to the customs department for further investigation.

(Edited by Laxmi Chyrmang)

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