Marijuana, Yaba Tablets Seized in Cachar

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Continuing its drive against drugs, in continuation of anti-drugs drive, Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday, in a joint operation with Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Silchar, marijuana of around 81.6 kilograms worth Rs 4.5 lakh near Hilara Rail Gate, under Katigorah police station in Cachar district.

Acting on a tip-off, the joint team of the BSF and DRI intercepted a suspected truck (bearing registration number AP-05/TT-5328).

During searching the truck, 07 packets duly wrapped in plastic were recovered and on opening the packets the seized items were found.

The operation party further apprehended the truck driver and the two co-drivers.

It may be mentioned here that the consignment of contraband was loaded at Agartala (Tripura) and was on its way to North India.

In another incident, in a joint operation carried out by the BSF along with Karimganj police, apprehended two smugglers and seized 178 Yaba tablets on Tuesday afternoon along Indo-Bangladesh border.

In an official release issued on Wednesday it was reported that the acting on a specific tip-off, the joint operation team intercepted a vehicle (having registration number AS-11-C-4478 and seized the tablets.

Two youths were also apprehended by the team.

The youths have been identified as as Kabir Ahmad Majumdar Nuzurzaman Bharbhuiya.

According to the statement, the approximate cost of the seized yaba pills is Rs 89,000.

The nabbed youths revealed that they received the consignment from Karimganj and were going towards Badarpur.

It is worth mentioning here that the Mizoram & Cachar Frontier of BSF in 2019 have seized over 1, 72,000 Yaba tablets and 500 kilograms of marijuana in the region

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