ASSAM RIFLES: The Sentinel of the North East and their COMMITMENT CONTINUES…
A brief look :
- NSCN (K-YA) cadre from Nginu village in Khonsa, Arunachal Pradesh,
- (UNLF) United National Liberation Front male and female cadres of (PREPAK) People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak in Imphal.
- 4 NSCN(IM) cadres in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh,
- NSCN (K-YA) cadre from Longman village in Jairampur, Arunachal Pradesh and
- PREPAK (PRO) cadre from Litan Makhong area of Imphal(East).
CONTRABANDS and SMUGGLED GOODS:
- Rs 2.54 Crores worth, 1.27 kgs of brown sugar recovered near Tengnoupal district of Manipur.
- Rs1.3 Crores worth smuggled goods and Areca Nuts worth Rs 89 Lakhs were also seized near Champhai, Mizoram.
- Rs 41 Lakhs of Heroin in Thuampui (Aizawl) were also recovered.
- Smuggled goods worth Rs 36 Lakhs from a forest area in Tengnoupal district and
Areca nuts worth Rs 16 Lakhs from Khengjoi in Chandel District,Manipur.
Achievements in the field of SPORTS:
Assam Rifles Football team won ASSAM RIFLES INVITATIONAL FOOTBALL CUP-2021 beating the defending champions Lawmali by 3-2 in a nail biting final match played at Laitkor,Shillong.
AR Shooting Team won maximum medals (10 Gold, 11 Silver and 06 Bronze) amongst 08 state teams in the 8th North East Zone Shooting Championship.
Two of Assam Rifles Horsemen have been selected as part of Indian Equestrian Team for International Tent Pegging Federation World Cup Qualifiers.
(With inputs from a senior Indian Army Officer)