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BSF SEIZED CONTRABAND ITEMS WORTH 21.66 LAKHS

Border Security Force is fully committed to curb the smuggling activities in bordering areas of Tripura State. Under the campaign of ‘Anti-Smuggling Drives’, BSF has been regularly conducting ‘Operations’ and succeeded in neutralizing nefarious designs of Trans-border Smugglers on the International Border.

In series of such Operations, on intervening night of 04/05 March 2020, BSF troops seized 770 Nos Yaba Tablets, 5.7 Kgs Ganja, 95 Bottles of Phensedyl and 108 Nos Redmi Mobile phones, having combined value of Rs 21,66,101/-.


In the wee hours of 04 Feb’ 2020, based on a specific intelligence input, BSF troops of Border Out Post Chanderpur, under PS- P R Bari, District South Tripura laid a Special Ambush in target area. Vigilant BSF troops, while performing ambush duty observed one miscreant approaching IBB Fence.

On being challenged, miscreant tried to flee away from the spot; however BSF troops managed to apprehend him. During frisking of the suspect, BSF party recovered Yaba Tablets – 770 Nos worth Rs. 3,85,000/-, and other miscellaneous items from his possession. During questioning, he revealed his identity as Prasenjit Das (29 Yrs) S/o Parish Chandra Das R/o Sadhu Para, Village Indra Nagar, PS P R Bari, District South Tripura. Apprehended person along with Seized items handed over to PS P R Bari for further legal action.


In another Operation, in early hours of 05 Mar 2020, acting on a specific intelligence input, Special Ambush party of Border Out Post Kullubari, under PS , District Sepahijala succeeded in seizing Redmi Mobile Phones – 108 Nos worth Rs 11,71,382/-. Seized Mobile Phones handed over to Custom Sonamura.


In addition to regular seizure of Narcotics and contraband items; Vigilant BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers are also effectively maintaining peace and tranquility along the International Boundary.

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