Drug worth over Rs. 78 lakhs seized in South Tripura
By Our Correspondent, 01/05/2021, Agartala

 In yet another successful operation against the drug menace, the Border Security Force (BSF) in South Tripura district seized 513 kgs of Ganja and other contraband items worth Rs 78,91,831 in different operations on Friday. According to a release, the BSF received a tip-off regarding the stocking of a huge consignment of dry Ganja in Batadola village, Sonamura, Nutan village and Kalamchera.

The BSF along with the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Agartala recovered 16 plastic drums which contained 488 kgs dry Ganja along with 25 kgs Ganja dust. The drums were hidden underground in the adjoining forest areas. The seized Ganja was handed over to DRI Agartala for further legal action. In order to tackle trans-border smugglers, particularly indulged in narcotics drugs trafficking, the BSF often conducts 'special operations.'