While following COVID-19 protocols, troops of BSF Tripura Frontier are continuously contributing to the Anti-Narcotics Drive to make “Tripura – A Drug Free State”, by seizing huge quantity of narcotics and other contraband items along the Indo-Bangladesh border during various Operations.
On intervening night of 06-07 Sept 2020, BSF troops seized 7,390 Bottles of Phensedyl, 1500 Nos Yaba Tablets, 69.95 Kgs Ganja and other miscellaneous contrabands, having combined value of Rs. 26,18,279/-.
Amid series of Operations, on 06th Sept 2020, based on a specific BSF intelligence input about stocking of huge quantity of Phensedyl in the house of Priyatosh Shil S/o Sahadeb Shil R/o Vill- Tindapha, PO- Nidaya, PS- Jatrapur, Distt- Sepahijala, a joint ops comprising of BSF troops of BOP New Nidiya, 130 Bn BSF and Police team of PS- Jatrapur, was conducted.
During thorough search of the suspected house in the presence of house owner Priyatosh Shil, the joint Ops party seized Total Phensedyl- 7200 Btls valued Rs. 12,21,768/- and detained the house owner.
Apprehended house owner along with seized Phensedyl was handed over to PS- Jatrapur for further legal action.
Besides above, during the wee hours of 07th Sept 2020, troops of Border Out Post Srimantapur, District Sepahijala also seized a sealed packet containing 1500 Nos Yaba Tablets worth Rs. 7,50,000/-. Seized Tablets were handed over to PS- Sonamura.
In addition to curbing the smuggling activities in bordering areas of Tripura State, the vigilant BSF troops are also effectively maintaining peace and tranquility along the International Boundary.