PRESS RELEASE: 13 JUL 2015
HQ IGAR (SOUTH) RECOVERS CONTRABAND DRUGS
Based on specific intelligence regarding drug peddling on NH 102, troops of the 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended an individual alongwith contraband drugs at Khudengthabi check post on 10 Jul 15. A motor cycle without Registration Number traveling from Moreh to Pallel was stopped for checking, and on a thorough search of the motor cycle led to recovery of 2165 numbers of WY(R-20) tablets (Approx worth Rs 21.65 Lacs), one Mobile phone and an Aadhar Card. The apprehendee was identified as Jamkhongam Haokip, aged 23 years, s/o Mr Thangkholet Haokip, resident of Lokchao, PO/PS – Tengnoupal, District- Chandel. The apprehendee along with the recovered items have been handed over to the Moreh Police station.
ASSAM RIFLES PROVIDES FURNITURE AND BOOKS
41 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) distributed furniture and books at Ngariching Living Centre Blind School in Ukhrul under ‘Assam Rifles Military Civic Action programme’ on 09 Jul 2015. The Assam Rifles has been instrumental in reaching out to the remotest locations and supporting the pillars of peace like Education, Capacity Building and Infrastructure Development. The people are being brought face to face with development and education in the quest for lasting peace in far-flung areas of the state.
The school had very limited funds for procurement and it had a long standing demand for amenities and stationary for which Assam Rifles made efforts towards fulfilling these demands. The demands were submitted in February following which Assam Rifles proactively got the funds sanctioned and procured books and furniture for the students at the earliest. These will help the students in the present and upcoming academic years. This ensured the welfare of the youth so that they can attend school without any hindrance and focus on their studies. The organization aims at creating an environment for the children to enable them to have a bright future and assist in the development of the nation. The villagers also expressed their profound gratitude towards the Assam Rifles for this kind gesture.
The press release was sent by PRO HQ IGAR(SOUTH). They can be contacted at [email protected]