In their efforts against smuggling activities through the Indo-Bangla border, the troops of BSF Tripura Frontier has seized huge consignments of narcotics, contraband items and cattle.
The BSF Tripura Frontier informed that vigilant troops of the 74 Battalion of the BSF on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday foiled trans-border smuggling bids along the Indo-Bangladesh border.
The BSF troops successfully seized the narcotics and contraband articles worth Rs. 11.82 lakh.
The BSF troops seized one Mahindra Bolero Maxi Truck (TR 01-X-1559) worth Rs. 3,50,000, loaded with 3,350 Kg of Mattar dal worth Rs. 3.35 lakh from an area under Konaban Border Outpost (BOP) in Madhupur police station of Sepahijala district.
In another operation, BSF troops seized 30 cattle heads worth Rs. 2.88 lakh in area under Kamthana BOP of Sepahijala.
The vigilant BSF troops seized 260 Yaba tablets worth Rs. 1.30 lakh in area under Boxanagar BOP, located in Kalamchera PS under Sepahijala district.
One Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle (without number plate) worth Rs. 79,000 was seized from an area under Anandpur BOP, located in Sonamura PS under Sepahijala district.
Besides, in the same night, troops of 133 Battalion of BSF foiled trans-border smuggling bids and successfully seized 11 kg of dry ganja worth Rs. 55,000, 23 bottles of whisky worth Rs. 13,270 and assorted contraband items worth Rs. 17.342.
The value of the total seized items is Rs. 85,612 and the contraband items were seized from an area under NC Nagar BOP, located in Sonamura PS under Sepahijala district.
Troops of 80 Bn BSF foiled trans-border smuggling bid and successfully seized 17 kg ganja worth Rs. 85,000 in an area under Belchera BOP in Khowai PS under Khowai district.
Troops of 200 Bn BSF foiled trans-border smuggling bid and successfully seized 80 kg of iron nails worth Rs. 10,000 in area under Sarasima BOS, located in Belonia PS under South Tripura district, the BSF Tripura Frontier stated.