Huge ‘Ganja’ (cannabis) haul seized by police in Teliamura, Bihari driver arrested
By Our Correspondent
Agartala, March 17, 2023
In a post-dawn swoop based on a tip-off the police in Teliamura today seized a huge quantity of ‘Ganja’ (cannabis) in an area close to the Mungiakami market near the national highway. Acting on a tip-off a police contingent from Teliamura police station led by the SDPO Prasun Kumar Tripura detained a container vehicle (MH05AM2084) in the Mungiakami area and put it through a search operation. In the course of search the police recovered 35 packets containing 350 Kgs of contraband ‘Ganja’ (cannabis) whose current market price is over Rs 7 lakhs. The police seized the entire consignment and also detained the Bihari driver Bhusan Kumar. Prasun Kumar Tripura said that a number of motor vehicles from Bihar smuggle out ‘Ganja’ from Tripura and they are always on the look out for seizure and arrests. Such operations will continue for putting a stop to ‘Ganja’ smuggling.