Border Security Force (BSF) arrested three persons along with a truck loaded with huge quantity of dry marijuana from Ambassa in Dhalai district of Tripura on Thursday.
Based on specific information by Field G team of the BSF about the movement of a truck bearing registration number HR-38-U-5420, the quick reaction team (QRT) team of 130 battalions of BSF, intercepted the truck at Ambassa. The truck was going towards Guwahati from Agartala.
After thorough checking of the truck in presence of the magistrate 81 packets of dry marijuana weighing around 957 kgs were recovered. The market value of the seized contraband item is estimated at Rs 48.50 lakh.
Three persons have been arrested in this connection. They have been were identified as Arif Khan, Md Shoukin and Ranjit Debbarma. Arif Khan and Md Shoukin hail from Mewat Haryana while Ranjit Debbarma hails from Lefunga in West Tripura.