BSF Tripura in continuous endeavors towards maintaining the sanctity of the International border is also regularly conducting ‘Special Operations’ to eradicate the menace of Narcotic smuggling in the State of Tripura.
BSF Field Formations are regularly succeeding in neutralizing nefarious designs of Trans-border Smugglers on the Indo-Bangladesh International Border. In series of such operations last night, BSF troops succeeded in giving a big jolt to the Drug peddlers by seizing 6,000 Nos Yaba Tablets, 112 Kgs Ganja, 1,080 Bottles of Phensedyl / Eskuf Syrup and 76 Bottles of Liquor, besides rescuing 08 Cattle, having combined value of Rs. 37,93,436/-.
On 20th Feb 2021, based on a specific intelligence input, BSF troops of Border Outpost Lankamura with the help of BSF Canine recovered Yaba Tablet – 6000 Nos worth Rs. 30,00,000/- & Eskuf Syrup – 310 Btls valued Rs. 39,525/-.
Total seizure value – Rs. 30,39,525/-, which were clandestinely hidden under bamboo bushes in Village- Lankamura under Police Outpost- Ramnagar, District Tripura West.
The seized narcotics are being handed over to Police Outpost- Ramnagar for further course of action.
On same day, a joint ops with Police team of PS- Madhupur & Forest Protection Unit Bishalgarh was carried out for destruction of Ganja plantation in general area of village Vainka, Duroton Choudharypara under Gram Pyanchat- Batabari, PS Madhupur, Sub Div- Bishalgarh, Distt Sepahijala, Tripura.
During the joint operation, party destroyed approx 4,000 Ganja saplings and also seized Dry Ganja – 14 Kgs worth Rs. 70,000/- along with Dust Ganja – 05 Kgs worth Rs. 15,000/-. Total seizure value – Rs. 85,000/-* from the spot. The seized narcotics were handed over to PS- Madhupur at the spot.
Besides above, Vigilant BSF troops also apprehended one Bangladeshi National namely Juttan Telenga (19yrs) S/o Late Mantu Telenga resident of Village- Muglambasti, PS & PO- Shreemangal, Distt- Molvibazar (Bangladesh), when he was trying to illegally infiltrate into Indian territory from area of Border Outpost Asharambari in alignment to Border Pillar No.1938/M, during wee hours of intervening night of 20/21 Feb 2021.
It is also worth mentioning here that vigilant BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers of the country in the State of Tripura are considerably seizing other contraband items like Phensedyl, Liquor, Cattle, Garments also on daily basis from bordering areas of the State.