BSF seizes drugs worth Rs 39 lakh in Assam

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Karimganj: The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday seized a huge consignment of drugs worth Rs 39 lakh from near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Karimganj district, an official said.
Based on specific input provided by BSF intelligence wing, the troops launched an operation near border village Chandsrikona and observed suspicious movement of two men moving towards the international border, said Ftr HQ BSF M&C Public Relations officer.
The area was thoroughly searched and the BSF troops seized two bags from the site which contained huge quantity of party drugs (Yaba tablets) and Zarda worth Rs 39,14,400 in the international market, the PRO said.
The BSF has seized more than four crore yaba tablets within a week, as part of anti-smuggling operation in the border area, he added.