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BSF Tripura Seized Drugs And Contraband Worth RS. 1.04 Crore.

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Border Security Force is fully committed to eradicating the menace of drugs from Tripura making “Tripura – A Drug-Free State”. Today, In the series of Special Operations” by BSF Tripura’s endeavour is to defeat the ill designs of trans-border Smugglers, particularly Narcotics/drugs and succeeded in neutralizing them at regular intervals on the Indo-Bangladesh International Border.

On the specific input of the Intelligence officer, Teliamura, a Special Operation was launched by an Intelligence officer with a Team of 192 Bn BSF. On 07th May 2023 at 1820 hrs, at Railway Station Ambassa, wherein a thorough search of the coach (positioned last) of train No. 07680 going from Demu special via Karimganj to Agartala was carried out. During the search, a seizure of appx 204 grams of suspected brown sugar was made from a white colour bag left abandoned by the suspect who managed to slip away taking advantage of other passengers. The estimated value of seized brown sugar is approx Rs. 1,02,00,000/- in the international market. BSF is persistently putting efforts to make society, drug-free by enforcing the rule of law and such seizures of drugs is a decisive step in this direction.

Besides the above, vigilant troops of BSF Tripura also seized 04 kgs Ganja, 377 bottles of Phensedyl/Eskuff cough syrup and other contraband items having a collective seizure value of Rs. 2,74,999/- apprehending an Bangladeshi national in other operations along Indo-Bangladesh international border.

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

It is pertinent to mention that the BSF Tripura is committed to eradicate the drug menace and to thwarting the attempts being made by trans-border criminals/smugglers by taking all possible proactive measures and is frequently confiscating huge quantities of contraband giving big jolts to trans-border smugglers, particularly Narcotics/drug traffickers during ‘Anti-Smuggling Drives’ in the Tripura State.    

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