Assam Rifles recovered huge quantities of illegal air rifle scope from Mizoram. Arms smuggling and racketeering is always a serious issue in Northeast India.
Assam Rifles hold a secret search operation in Zokhawthar in Champhai district of the state. As a result of the operation, they successfully disclosed the illegal arms racket in Mizoram, the Indo-Mayanmar international border.
According to the Assam Rifles, the illegal air rifle scopes were of foreign origin, including Bushnell, Leupold and Marcoola, worth approximately Rs 50 lakhs.