AIZAWL: In yet another success in the crusade against smuggling activities, a team of Assam Rifles and Customs Department, Champhai District recovered 120 bags of human hair without any valid documents from the Chhungte area in Mizoram on February 7. The approximate cost of the recovered human hair is Rs 1, 80, 00,000.
Based on specific information, the Serchhip Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) took part in this joint operation. The Customs Department of Champhai District seized the illegal consignment.
Over the years, the Assam Rifles have been a force to be reckoned with in the continuous fight against the menace of smuggling in Mizoram. It has carried out extensive anti-seizure operations and thwarted attempts of various smuggling cartels along the Indo-Myanmar Border, stated a release.