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Border Security Force has been religiously pursuing its commitment to contribute in making “Tripura – A Drug Free State” by regularly conducting ‘Anti-Narcotics Smuggling Drives’ independently as well as in close association with other sister agencies. Resultantly, BSF troops are successfully countering the nefarious designs of Narcotics smugglers on regular intervals. 

In series of such operations, on a specific BSF Intelligence input regarding stocking of huge consignment of Dry Ganjain the 03 houses of Village- Bhuttang Bari under Police Station- Sidhai, Sub Division- Mohanpur, District- Tripura West, a special joint operation was conducted with DRI Agartala and local police, on 05thOct 2021. During the joint Operation, BSF Intelligence Team Teliamura along with Troops of 80 Bn BSF, Officials of DRI Agartala and Police party of PS- Sidhai carried out intensive search of the target houses& recovered 03Syntex, 02plastic Drums(200 Ltrs) & 06Plastic containers filled with Dry Ganja – 410 Kgs worth Rs. 61,50,000/-, besides Biri- 1080 Pkts worth Rs. 2,16,000/-. Total seizure value – Rs.63,66,000/-.The above narcotics were clandestinely hidden in the 03 houses which belongs to Dilip Debbarma S/o Rabicharan Debbarma, Manendra Debbarma S/o Laxmi Narayan Debbarma & Bimal Saha, all resident of Vill- Bhuttang Bari under Police Station- Sidhai, Sub Division- Mohanpur, District- Tripura West. An FIR has been lodged & seized narcotics are being deposited with DRI, Agartala for further course of action.

In addition to above, on the intervening  night of 04/05Oct 2021, BSF troops also succeeded in seizing 03 Kgs Ganja, 100 Bottles Phensedyl / Eskuf Syrup, 16 Cattle Heads and other assorted contraband items having collective value of Rs. 25,76,645/-, during different operations on Indo-Bangladesh International Border.

BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers of the country in Tripura are effectively manning the International Border and considerably seizing various contraband items on regular basis from the bordering areas.

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