400 kg of Ganja seized along Assam-Tripura border

A huge quantity of Ganja worth Rs 40 lakh has been seized by Assam Police from a truck in Karimganj district on Monday.

Based on secret information Assam police intercepted a truck bearing registration number TR-01C-1871 along the Assam-Tripura border in the Churaibari area.

Under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS) Act registered a case and arrested the truck driver.

Meanwhile, Niranjan Das in-Charge of the Churaibari police watch post from the Tripura side the truck was coming.

“During a routine check-up, we intercepted the truck. During the search, we found 400 kg of Ganja in a secret chamber of the truck. We arrested the truck driver Rubel Miya. We have registered a case under NDPS Act and the investigation is on. The market value of the seized Ganja is estimated at around Rs 40 lakh,” Niranjan Das said.

Moreover, police seized 3243 kg of Ganja worth Rs 3.30 crore on 17 October in the Churaibari area.

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