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Assam: BSF foils ganja smuggling, seizes huge consignment

In different operations, troops of Border Security Force under Guwahati Frontier, Assam seized 15 Kg Ganja and 130 bottles of Phensedyl in the bordering areas of District Coochbehar (WB).

Acting on tip-off, troops of Border Out Post Fulbari, of  47 Bn BSF, under Guwahati Frontier, carried out a special operation in general area of village Nagar Singimari, PS- Sitalkuchi, Distt- Coochbehar (WB)  and seized 15 KG Ganja during the  intervening night of  07/08 Aug  2020.  Seized Ganja is being handed over to concern Police Station for further legal action. 

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In the other operation, acting on tip-off, troops of Border Out Post West Chamta, of 100 Bn BSF, under Guwahati Frontier, seized 130 bottle Phensedyl in the general area of Village West Chamta, PS- Setai, Distt- Coochbehar (WB) during the  intervening night of  07/08 Aug  2020. Seized Phensedyl is being handed over to  concern Police Station for further legal action.  

The Crime Branch sleuths of the Guwahati police on August 7th, 2020, arrested a drug smuggler at AK Azad Road opposite Netaji apartment in the city.

The team in cooperation with the Fatasil Ambari Police intercepted the lady at around 1 pm this afternoon and recovered three packets of suspected heroine from the possession of the woman. The accused has been identified as 35-year-old Mina Kumari.

Later, acting on the inputs, the team recovered eight more packets of suspected heroine and Rs 50,000 in cash from her rented house located at Bye Lane 1A of Sankar Nagar.

The total weight of the seized heroine will be 125 grams (approximately), a police statement stated. The sleuths also recovered a mobile phone.

Meanwhile in Dhubri, police nabbed one Rezaul Karim with a huge cache of a contraband consignment of spasmatic tablets and one Monwar Hussain with hundreds of banned cough syrups.

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