IMPHAL April 29: 23 Assam Rifles along with police representative launched an operation in the general area of Yumnam Khunau on April 29 and seized country made liquor of 800 litres from a Maruti Van regd no. MN- 03P- 0049, said a pres releaseof the PRO HQ IG AR (South).
The relase further identified the liquor traffickers as Sharangthem Inaobi Singh and Sharangthem Ingocha Singh.
Meanwhile, in its continued efforts to reach out to local populace and encourage young students to excel in sport, the 42 Assam Rifles of 26 sector under HQ IGAR(S) distributed sports items along with cash and refreshment to the Maring Naga Baptish Association Pvt School, Machi, for its annual Sport Meet `“ Spring 2011, the release said.
It further added that the inaugural ceremony was attended by Machi post Cdr, 42 Assam Rifles along with hundreds of jubilant crowd comprising of local youths and parents. The function also showcased various cultural programmes and talent shows displayed by the school students.
The press release further added that in another similar act 42 Assam Rifles provided various sporting items for conduct of 1st TRBA Women Gospel Olympic 2011 at Khuringmul village.