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AR seizes 3,920 kg of poppy seeds

The recovered items have been handed over to Customs Preventive Force, Moreh for further legal actions

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 1 Jul 2021, 8:12 pm

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Troops of Moreh Battalion on Wednesday foiled cross border smuggling activities in Moreh, stated a release issued by IGAR (South) on Thursday.

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During an operation near H Munnom village in Moreh, the troops observed bags dumped in thick foliage along the Indo-Myanmar border, it stated. On thorough checking of the area, 56 bags containing 3,920 kg of poppy seeds worth Rs 2.7 crore were seized, IGAR (South) stated.

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The recovered items have been handed over to Customs Preventive Force, Moreh for further legal actions, it added.

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