Amidst global fight against outbreak of COVID-19, Border Security Force is also fighting against the menace of narcotics smuggling in the State of Tripura.
BSF troops deployed on the border are regularly conducting ‘Special Operations’ and neutralizing nefarious designs of Trans-border Smugglers on the International Border.
In series of such Operations, BSF troops succeeded in seizing 3,200 Nos Yaba Tablets and Eskuf Syrup 90 bottles on 09 April 2020.
During the wee hours of 09 Apr’ 2020, acting on a specific intelligence input regarding concealment of some narcotics in a Rubber Bagan area in close proximity to Indo-BD Border Fence, a foot patrolling party of Border Out Post Boxanagar, under PS Kalamchera, District Sepahijala, carried out search operation in the target area and recovered Yaba Tablets- 3,200 Nos and Eskuf Syrup – 90 bottles, having collective market value of Rs. 16,10,440/-. Seized items handed over to PS Kalamchera for further legal action.
It is also worth mentioning here that BSF, besides effectively dominating the International Border, has also launched a multi-pronged campaign to reach out to the people in remote bordering areas of Tripura State such as creating awareness against Corona Virus, providing logistic support to border population and extending all-out support to the Civil Administration in the fight against this global pandemic.