Assam Police Seize ₹10 Crore Worth of YABA Tablets in Joint Operation

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Monday, December 25, 2023
Assam Police Seize ₹10 Crore Worth of YABA Tablets in Joint Operation
Assam CM Praises Successful Drug Seizure in Christmas Day Operation
Silchar, Assam - 25 December, 23: In a significant anti-drug operation, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma commended the efforts of Cachar police and BSF for their swift response to a tip-off. The joint operation successfully intercepted a vehicle and seized YABA tablets valued at ₹10 crore in the Chalchapra area of Silchar.

Acting on intelligence received on 25 December, the collaborative efforts of the Cachar Police and Border Security Force (BSF) resulted in the apprehension of five individuals associated with the illicit drug transportation.

The seized vehicle contained a substantial quantity of YABA tablets, emphasizing the cross-border nature of the illegal drug trade.

Assam Police, led by GP Singh, are actively engaged in further investigations to trace the origins and distribution network of the seized contraband. The successful operation showcases the commitment of law enforcement agencies in combatting the drug menace in the region.

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma lauded the coordinated efforts of the police forces involved, acknowledging their dedication to maintaining the security and well-being of the state. He took to social media on 25 December, stating, "Good job @assampolice! #AssamAgainstDrugs."

The interception of the vehicle and subsequent arrests underscore the ongoing efforts by Assam authorities to curb the illegal drug trade, especially in border regions susceptible to smuggling activities. As the investigation progresses, Assam remains resolute in its fight against the narcotics trade, sending a strong message with this recent successful operation.