The joint team seized the 72 kilograms of brown sugar on Wednesday from Kamu, Thoubal district in Manipur.
The NSCN-IM is constrained to clarify that there was no encounter whatsoever and recovery of arms and ammunition by the Manipur police are baseless, stated a release issued by the Ministry of Information and Publicity of GPRN
The contraband consignment uncovered comprised of Myanmarese Godzilla Anti-Mosquito Coils, 700 Kgs Betel Nuts and Myanmarese Diablo beer cans.
A team of 27 Assam Rifles in a joint operation with Ukhrul Police arrested the man on Tuesday.
The irresponsible manner of the AR not being responsive to the call of the WHO to fight against COVID-19 pandemic has become its trademark today, the NSCN-IM said.
The AR troops were ambused with IED bombs and fired upon while they were returning to their base at Khamtal village in Chandel area near the India-Myanmar border at around 8.30 pm Wednesday.