Tripura Police Thwart Smuggling Attempt, Seize 13.6 Kilograms of Cannabis


In a proactive move on Monday night, Tripura Police thwarted a cannabis smuggling attempt by intercepting a Bolero car at Subnagar Nanka Point in Ambassa, Dhalai district. The operation resulted in the seizure of 13.6 kilograms of dry ganja.

Smuggling Duo Apprehen

The individuals behind the smuggling attempt, identified as Bapi Sharma and Tanmoy Sharma, both residents of Tulakona in Khayepur, Agartala, were promptly taken into custody. A thorough search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 26 packets of ganja, reinforcing the severity of the smuggling operation.

The Tripura Police have initiated legal proceedings against the arrested duo under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Officer-in-Charge (OC) Biswajit Debbarma affirmed that after seeking a three-day police remand for further investigation, the arrested individuals would be handed over to the court.

Swift Police Action for Public Safety

This swift and decisive action by the police highlights their dedication to combating illegal activities and ensuring public safety in the Ambasa region. As the case progresses through the judicial system, the arrested individuals are anticipated to face legal consequences, underscoring the severity of cannabis smuggling in the area.



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