JOINT SEIZURE OF HUGE QUANTITY OF GANJA BY BSF AND POLICE
Border Security Force has launched intelligence based special drive against inter state and cross border smuggling of Ganja and Yaba Tablets.
On 21 Feb 2019, BSF Intelligence team of Sector Gokulnagar collected information regarding the stocking of huge quantity of Dry Ganja in the forest area of Rampad Para, approx 4 km east of village Motinagar under PS Melagarh of Sonamura Sub Division.
Special operation led by the BSF intelligence team of Sector Gokulnagar, the troops of 74 Bn BSF along with SDPO Sonamura and their officials and forest officials conducted the raid and recovered 45 drums of Dry Ganja weighing 1894 kgs. The joint operation party also included the BSF Dog squade and the Technical Team of 74 Bn BSF, which could successfully unearth the concealed consignment from underground. The case is being investigated further by PS Melaghar of Sonamura Sub Division under the NDPS Act.
The recovery of huge quantity of Ganja from forest area of Rampad Para under PS Melagarh is the fourth largest seizure of Ganja during past one and half months. In similar type of operations conducted on 04 Jan 2019, 12 Jan 2019 and 22 Jan 2019, jointly by BSF and Tripura Police, huge consignments of Ganja weighing 28 quintals were recovered from different parts of Sonamura Sub Division of Tripura. All these operations were conducted on specific intelligence inputs generated by BSF intelligence branch and the special operations were led by BSF Officers.
BSF is fully committed to assist the law enforcement agencies working in the state of Tripura to eradicate the menace of drugs.