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Tripura police arrests man with drugs worth 10 lakh

GUWAHATI: Acting on a tip off, the Tripura police on Sunday arrested a man and recovered drugs worth Rs 10 lakh from his possession. The accused, identified as Bhaskar Das, was arrested from his residence at Narayanpur in West Tripura district.

The recovery includes 40 kilograms of Cannabis, 2,200 Yaba tablets and 153 bottle of cough syrup.

A case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) act has been registered and investigation is underway.

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It needs mention that the police has arrested scores of drug peddlers from across the state and contraband items worth more than crore in recent time.

Tripura shares 856km international border with Bangladesh and large parts of Moulvibazar, Rangamati and Khagrachari districts are situated along the border. Narcotics and other contraband items are often smuggled to India through these porous borders.

 

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