Huge cache of Yaba tablets, brown sugar seized in Tripura

Agartala: The Tripura(TR) Police has captured a massive cache of Yaba tablets & brown sugar, valued in INR one cr, money & mobile phones, in 2 separate activities in this city, a Sr. official stated on Thu..

3 citizens have been arrested during this raids, he stated.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint tandem of regional police officials, personnel from that state’s anti-narcotics unit & the intelligence dept. arrested 1 human near Jackson gate region here on Wed. night & recovered Yaba tablets sealed in packets from his own ownership.

Thereafter, the investigators raided his own home in Shantipara here & captured extra contraband items & money.

“After detaining the human, we held a search in his own home in Shantipara & captured 52,000 Yaba tablets (a mixture of methamphetamine & caffeine), brown sugar, INR 13.86 lakh in money & some of the documents,” Supervisor of Police, anti-narcotic dept., R Saraswati, stated here.

A police official, who has been a part of the operation, stated the drugs have a market worth of at the least INR one cr.

In a separate operation, the police on Wed. arrested 2 people & recovered 154 mobile phones value over INR 27 lakh from their own ownership in Amtali region here.

Official-in-charge of Amtali PS (police station), Siddhartha Sankar Kar, stated, “We’d info that 2 people have been scheduling to smuggle mobile phones to Bangladesh using the Intl. border in Sepahijala dist..”

The duo couldn’t generate any supporting record for the cell phones, he stated.