ED, Tripura Police raid; recovers Rs 80 lakh in Indian currency, 30 lakh Bangladeshi Taka

  • Enforcement Directorate(ED) along with Tripura Police has conducted searches at 07 places spread across West Agartala and Sonamura area of Tripura in a joint operation. The searches were conducted under the provisions of FEMA based on the intelligence inputs of Foreign Hawala transactions provided by Tripura Police.

During search operation, cash amounting to Rs. 80 Lakh and 30 Lakh Bangladeshi Taka found to be involved in Hawala transactions were seized under the provisions of FEMA, 1999. Further, other incriminating documents relating to Hawala transactions were seized for scrutiny and examination.

Further investigation is in progress.

  • District and Session Judge, Belonia South Tripura convicted 01(one) person namely Abhiranjan Tripura (31) S/0 Lt Faladhar Tripura @ Haladhar of Manirampur PS-Belonia in connection with Belonia PS Case related to crime against women and sentenced to suffer Rigorous Imprisonment for 02(two) years and fine of Rs.5,000/-, in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 03(three) months for the offence punishable U/S 451 IPC. He is further sentenced to suffer Rigorous Imprisonment for 05(five) years and fine of Rs.10,000/-, in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 05(five) months for the offence punishable U/S 354 IPC. The convict is also sentenced to suffer Rigorous Imprisonment for 07(seven) years and also fine of Rs.10,000/, in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 06(six) months for the offence punishable U/S 354-B IPC. The convict is also sentenced to suffer Rigorous Imprisonment for 01(one) year and also fine of Rs. 2,000/-, in default to suffer Simple Imprisonment for 01(one) month for the punishable offence U/S 506 IPC. All the sentences shall run concurrently. Investigating officer WSI. Mafru Mog Chowdhury of Women Belonia PS. Khowai PS staff arrested 01(one) person namely Krishna Das (35) S/O Sri Kanu Das of Mahadeb Tilla, PS-Khowai in connection with a NDPS case.

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