Guwahati: Assam Rifles personnel recovered a large number of air rifle scopes in Zokhawthar of Mizoram's Champhai district while conducting an operation in the area.
The officials of Assam Rifles informed that the air rifle scopes that were recovered are of foreign origin, which includes Bushnell, Leupold, and Marcool, and are worth approximately Rs 50 lakhs.
"Assam Rifles, in a search operation on July 29, recovered huge quantities of illegal air rifle scopes of foreign origin to include Bushnell, Leupold, and Marcool, worth approximately Rs 50 lakhs from general area Zokhawthar in Champhai district", a tweet sent out from the official account of the Assam Rifles read.
ASSAM RIFLES, in a search operation on 29 Jul, recovered huge qty of illegal Air Rifle scopes of foreign origin to include Bushnell, Leupold and Marcool, worth approx Rs 50 Lakhs from general area Zokhawthar in Champhai district. @PIBHomeAffairs @SpokespersonMoD @ANI pic.twitter.com/KyJnl6rgif— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) July 29, 2020