SILCHAR, April 29 - A large consignment of Burmese beetle nuts was recovered by Cachar Police on Sunday.
Following intelligence inputs, Paritosh Purakaystha, TSI at Silchar Sadar Police Station laid an ambush at Sonai Road and recovered the bags of beetle nuts which were being transported from Mizoram in two trucks bearing registration numbers AS 01 HC 5542 and AS 01 JC 3658.
The drivers and their accomplices, identified as Imanuel Chorai, Hireel Shiekh Chorai, Peter Chorai and Joy Chorai were arrested.
All of them hail from Karimganj district. During interrogation, the arrested drivers informed that they were carrying the consignment from Mizoram to be handed over to a certain Nizam at Kalain in Cachar district.