DHUBRI- The Border Security Force (BSF), Guwahati Frontier and Assam police in a joint operation foiled a bid to smuggle drugs along the India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district of Assam.
Official sources said that a narcotic smuggler has been apprehended along with prohibited Yaba tablets.
“Based on reliable intelligence inputs, a team of BSF troops launched a special operation with Assam Police on Thursday and apprehended a narcotic smuggler along with 7800 contraband Yaba Tablets worth Rs 39 lakh along the India-Bangladesh international border near Nalia Part-II village (Berbangi) in Dhubri district,” an official statement issued on Friday said.
The apprehended smuggler along with seized items has been handed over to the nearest police station in the district for further legal action.
“Keeping in view the vulnerability of the border, heightened activities of drug traffickers and anti-national elements on the border, BSF troops have always remained alert and made efforts to prevent commission of trans-border crimes, including drug trafficking and illegal trans-border crimes,” the statement said.