Assam: 17,000 Yaba Tablets Worth Rs 1.70 Cr Seized in Cachar

According to sources, the Yaba tablets were seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) in Cachar district.
17,000 Yaba Tablets Worth Rs 1.70 Cr Seized in Cachar
17,000 Yaba Tablets Worth Rs 1.70 Cr Seized in Cachar

As many as 17,000 Yaba tablets worth Rs. 1.70 crores were seized near India-Bangladesh International Border in Assam on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

According to sources, the Yaba tablets were seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) in Cachar district.

The BSF said that the tablets were packed in 89 small packets (68 blue and 21 black colour packets). In addition to the seizure, one person was also detained in connection to it.

The force added that the cost of one Yaba tablet is estimated to be Rs. 1,000.

The huge consignment of Yaba tablets were seized based on a specific intelligence input regarding the transportation of it in a white Alto Car along Katigorah-Kalain Road on National Highway.

17,000 Yaba Tablets Worth Rs 1.70 Cr Seized in Cachar
17,000 Yaba Tablets Worth Rs 1.70 Cr Seized in Cachar
17,000 Yaba Tablets Worth Rs 1.70 Cr Seized in Cachar
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The security force further said a joint operation was planned by BSF Field Intelligence Unit Silchar along with Karimganj Customs Division and operation team of BSF's 1st Battalion.

On Wednesday at 1.20 am, the joint operation party intercepted the suspected Alto Car near Hilara Railway crossing on Katigorah-Kalain road (NH-6). On searching the Alto Car, suspected Yaba Tablets concealed inside the left door (back side) was recovered and seized, said the BSF.

"Driver of the vehicle was also apprehended," it said.

The apprehended person and seized items have been taken over by Karimganj Customs Division for further legal action.

(with inputs from ANI)

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