20 - 09 - 2019

Brown sugar seized, two arrested

Churaibari, July 4, 2019 In a joint operation by  SB  and North Tripura district police suspected    brown sugar weighing  52 gram was seized near  Foolbari  today. The market value of the seized drugs is over Rs 50 lakh.

Police Super of North District, Bhanupada Chakraborty said police had  information that two unknown youths are entering from Assam in the state with drugs. Accordingly, police personnel was waiting at Jerjeri Naka point and was  checking all kind of vehicles.

In the process a motor bike bearing number ( AS 11 G 0240)  seeing police diverted the direction and  headed towards Foolbari. Police chased r the bike and nabbed both suspected drug peddlers. From them  police recovered four packets of suspected  brown sugar.

Both suspected drug peddlers was later identified as Billal Ahmed ( 26) and Zarul Islam ( 27) both from Assam’s Patharkandi. Churabari police station registered a case against both drug peddlers and will be produced in court tomorrow.

Its mentionable here that the Jerjeri Naka point for long time was known as entry point of carrying contraband items and drugs due to weak security arrangement.