20 - 09 - 2019

BSF seizes ganja worth Rs 14.32 lakh

Agartala, Sept 9,2019:BSF in continued endeavor towards eradicating the menace of Narcotic smuggling  from state of Tripura. On September7,  successfully seized 286 kgs of Ganja worth Rs 14,32,000.

Acting on specific intelligence input about storing of huge quantity of dry Ganja in the house of one suspect national namely Manu Miya (58 Yrs) S/o Siru miya of Village Ghatighar, Anandpur, PO- Kamalnagar, PS- Sonamura,  Distt -Sepahijala, joint special operation plannedby troops of Border Out Post Anandpur, FGT Gokulnagar and Police personnel of PS Sonamura.

 Accordingly, Joint Operation Group carried out search of suspected house in presence of two independent civil witnesses s and recovered aforesaid quantity of Ganja kept concealed in plastic drums of assorted sizes. Besides above consignment of Ganja, 02 Kgs seeds of Ganjawas also recovered from the house. Seized items were handed over to PS Sonamura and FIR lodged against Manu Miya  under relevant sections of NDPS act at  PS Sonamura.

Besides seizure of above narcotics items, BSF troops deployed on Indo Bangladesh border in Tripura, also succeeded in seizing contraband items like 75 bottles of Phensedyl, 08 cattle, Bangladesh Taka 12,000/- and other miscellaneous items having combined market value of Rs. 1,37,200/- on same date.