BSF and Custom in a joint operation seized huse quantity of Methamphetamine Pills (yaba tablet) and apprehended one drug peddler namely Abul Hussain from Assam manipur border area Hmarkhaulen under Lakkhipur police station of Cachar district on Wednesday. 36,600 nos of Methamphetamine Pills approximately worth rupees 3.66 crores in the international market were recovered from the drug peddlers house.
On the basis of a secret information, the custom officials BSF troops of 131 Battalion get success to arrest the drug peddler and recover such huge quantity of Methamphetamine pills.
Mention can be made, Methamphetamine pills is a psychotropic substances normally manufactured in Myanmar and smuggled to Bangladesh and other part of India through drug peddlers of Karimganj and Cachar districts. It is a known fact that this tablet is playing havoc in the states of Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Assam where youths are getting addicted to it.
Border Security Force is putting its best efforts in co-operation with other sister agencies like Custom, DRI and Police to foil such attempts of smugglers and drug paddlers.