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Tripura: Yaba worth Rs 15 crore seized, one held

Tripura: Yaba worth Rs 15 crore seized, one held

In a significant joint operation, the Border Security Force and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence have seized Yaba tablets worth Rs 15 crore. The operation led to the arrest of one individual, marking a substantial victory against drug trafficking networks.

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Story highlights
  • BSF and DRI seize major consignment of Yaba tablets worth Rs 15 crore
  • Joint operation conducted at Border Out Post Mohanpur under West District
  • One person arrested and further investigation is underway

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have successfully seized a major consignment of Yaba tablets valued at approximately Rs 15 crore and arrested one person.

As per BSF press release, acting on specific input provided by the DRI, a meticulously planned joint operation was executed by the BSF troops of the 42nd Battalion, in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post (BOP) Mohanpur under West District. 

“During the operation, a Maruti XL6 car bearing the Registration No- AS11AB 3690, traveling from Silchar to Agartala via Khowai, was intercepted, and on a thorough search of the vehicle, 15 packets of suspected Yaba tablets were recovered. The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody, and further investigation is currently underway”, the press release reads.

It said that the seizure of these illicit substances marks a significant blow to the drug trafficking networks operating in the region.

Edited By: sanchayaita roy
Published On: Jun 04, 2024