The Assam police and the Border Security Force (BSF), in a joint operation, have seized contraband Yaba tablets worth nearly Rs 13 crores. 

The contraband tablets were seized in an operation by the Assam police and the BSF late of Saturday evening in Karimganj district. 

According to the BSF, the seized tables are estimated to have a market value of Rs 12.96 crores. 

2.59 lakh numbers of Yaba tablets were recovered and seized during an operation at Purba Balia area of Nelaam Bazar village in the Karimganj district of Assam. 

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“Based on specific BSF intelligence regarding presence drugs in Purba Balia, Neelam Bazar in Karimganj, BSF (Mizoram and Cachar) along with Assam Police executed a Joint operation and recovered 2.59 lakh YABA tablets worth INR 12.96 Cr,” the BSF informed. 

One person has also been reportedly apprehended in connection with the recovery of the contraband tablets. 

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