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Massive Drug Bust in Tripura: Assam Rifles Seizes 498kg of Marijuana Worth Rs 2 Crore

Correspondent Correspondent
Saturday, July 08, 2023
Massive Drug Bust in Tripura: Assam Rifles Seizes 498kg of Marijuana Worth Rs 2 Crore
Assam Rifles and Local Police Joint Operation Successfully Intercepts 498kg of Marijuana in Tripura.

Agartala, July 8, 2023:
In a remarkable operation, the Radhanagar Battalion of Agartala Sector Assam Rifles, under the guidance of Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), successfully intercepted and confiscated a staggering 498 kg of marijuana with an estimated value of Rs 2 crore. The seizure occurred in the general area of Ambassa, falling under the jurisdiction of Ambassa Police Station in Dhalai District, Tripura, on July 8.

This operation was initiated based on reliable intelligence inputs, prompting a collaborative effort between the Radhanagar Battalion and Ambassa Police Station. Swiftly acting on the information, the team apprehended a suspect and seized 498 kg of high-grade marijuana. Additionally, they confiscated one heavy vehicle suspected to be involved in the illegal drug trade.

On July 8, 2023, the arrested individual, along with the seized contraband, was promptly handed over to the Ambassa Police Station in Dhalai District for further investigation and legal proceedings.

This successful operation highlights the unwavering dedication of Assam Rifles in ensuring a society free from the clutches of drugs. By disrupting this drug trafficking operation and seizing such a substantial quantity of marijuana, the security forces have dealt a severe blow to the illicit drug trade in the region. Undoubtedly, this action will serve as a strong deterrent to other criminals engaged in similar unlawful activities.

The Assam Rifles remains committed to collaborating with local law enforcement agencies and implementing proactive measures to curb drug trafficking, protect public health, and enhance the well-being of the community. This resolute effort showcases the relentless pursuit of the security forces in creating a safer and more secure environment for the people of Tripura.