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186 kg of drugs worth Rs 9 Lakh seized in Tripura, 1 arrested: police

The police recovered 186 kg of ganja which is worth around Rs 9 lakhs.


In a major crackdown on drug trafficking cartels, Tripura Police in a joint operation with Assam Rifles dismantled a syndicate in which 186 kg of drugs were seized and one person was arrested, officials said Tuesday.

According to reports, a team of officials from Sidhai Police Station along with officers from the 29th Battalion of Assam Rifles carried out a raid in Hezamara village in Mohanpur subdivision of West Tripura district.

The accused was identified as Amalesh Pal, a resident of Kunaban under Madhupur police station. Police have recovered 186 kg of semi-dry ganja which is worth around Rs 9 lakhs from his possession.

Police said they registered a case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (ND&PS) Act at Sidhai Police Station.

“Based on specific information, a joint raid was carried out by Sidhai PS with 29 BN Assam Rifles in Hezamara and recovered around 186 kg of semi-dry ganja (worth Rs.9 lakhs) and arrested a Amalesh Pal of Kunaban An investigation under the NDPS Act has been launched,” West Tripura District Police tweeted.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.

(Except for the title, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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