AR seizes drugs
IMPHAL| Sep 7
A troop of Assam Rifles (AR) in a major haul has seized drugs worth Rs. 2.2 crores in Machi sub division of Tengnoupal district on September 6, said a release from IGAR (South).
AR intercepted a bike moving suspiciously in early morning hours along road Machi - Chelep and on being chased by the troops, the suspects fled leaving two bags in a hurry. On checking of the bags, brown sugar weighing 1.11 Kg in 85 packets was recovered.
The seized items have been handed over to the Tengnoupal Police, it said.
Meanwhile, Singhat Battalion, Sector Assam Rifles (AR), Churachandpur, has conducted a free medical camp at village Leikhai, Churchandpur district on September 7.
A release stated that a medical team provided aid to the villagers, in a noble endeavour to promote good health and well-being in Manipur. The medical staff also distributed free medicines to local and carried out medical check-ups of all attendees. A lecture on ‘Good Health and Hygiene’ was also conducted by the doctor in the team.
Meanwhile, Moreh Battalion, 26 Sector Assam Rifles has organised monthly village chief/secretary meeting at T-Minou, Tengnoupal district on September 7.
A release stated that a total of 12 village chiefs, secretaries and villagers attended the meeting. During the meet Moreh Battalion deliberated upon the recent developments and security situation in Moreh.
The importance of maintaining peace and harmony in the area was discussed in detail. A wide publicity was given to the Army recruitment rally scheduled at Imphal East from October 10 to 18, during the meet.
Meantime, Joupi Battalion, 28 Sector Assam Rifles has celebrated Teacher’s Day at Saibol Joupi Primary School, Chandel district on September 5.
The event was organised to honour teachers for their contribution in shaping the life of children and also in remembrance of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday.
The importance of Teacher’s Day celebration was highlighted to the students. Also, assistance in terms of guidance for plumbing and flooring work for classrooms was also carried out in the school, said a release.
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