BSF in continuous endeavors towards maintaining the sanctity of the International Border and eradicating the menace of Narcotic smuggling from the State of Tripura, on the intervening night of 25- 26 Oct 2019, BSF troops deployed at Border Out Post GK Para under PS PR Bari, Dist Sepahijala, acting on specific intelligence input, efficaciously seized 8,000 Yaba Tablets worth Rs 40 lakhs.
Alert border troopers observed suspicious movement of some smugglers near Indo-Bangladesh Border Fence. On being challenged by the BSF party, the smugglers fled away from the spot, taking the advantage of darkness, thick vegetation and undulating ground. During thorough search of the area, above quantity of Yaba Tablets were recovered. Seized Yaba Tablets were handed over to PS P R Bari.
Beside above, on same night, BSF troops also succeeded in seizing other miscellaneous contraband items having collective market value of Rs. 35,580/-.
It is also worth mentioning here that in addition to regular seizure of such huge quantity of Narcotics drugs particularly Yaba Tablets and Ganja; vigilant BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers of the country are effectively dominating the International Border and considerably seizing other contraband items like Phensedyl, Liquor, Cattle, Garments also on daily basis from bordering areas.