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Areca nuts worth Rs 2.8 crore recovered in Mizoram

AIZAWL: Troops of Assam Rifles have recovered a huge amount of contraband areca nuts from Champhai district of Mizoram yesterday.

The contraband seized areca nuts weighing  7200 kgs was recovered during an operation conducted by a joint team of 8 Assam Rifles, 2 Assam Rifles, and Customs Department, Champhai based on specific information.

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The approximate cost of the recovered areca nuts is Rs 28,08,000.

As the Customs Department Champhai, Dist Champhai seized the contraband items and detained two individuals on 25 October 2021 for further legal proceedings.

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