20 - 07 - 2019

Yuba tablets worth Rs. 51.5 lakh seized , Smuggler flees away

Agartala, July 11,2019:BSF troops deployed on the border under Sector Headquarter Gokulnagar have been making relentless efforts in prevention of trans-border crimes and effecting seizure of yaba tablets, ganja, other contraband items and cattle lifting. 

BSF jawans deployed at Srimantapur BOP has received specific information about smuggling of yaba tablets on Wednesday. Accordingly, a special operation was planned and troops observed suspicious movement of one miscreant approaching near Indo-Bangladesh Border Fence along with some packets.

 On being challenged, miscreants managed to escape from the spot taking advantage of darkness. During search of the area party recovered one small plastic bag containing 9,700 yaba Tablets worth Rs. 48.50 lakh Seized items handed over to PS Sonamura.

This is the fourth largest case of seizure of Yaba Tablets from the border of the Tripura State in last six months of the current year. It is worth mentioning here that BSF troops deployed at the border have seized 1,70,383 of yaba Tablets till date during this year, in the state.

In another incident related to smuggling of cattle, BSF troops of Kamthana BOP in Sonamura subdivision  has received specific information regarding stocking of herd of cattle in jungle area near village Putia on the same day. Accordingly, BSF personnel on duty carried out special operation and seized 43 Cattle heads worth Rs.2.95 lakh in the presence of independent witnesses. The seized cattle handed over to the police for further legal action.