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BSF, Police Recover 2.59 Lakh Yaba Tablets Worth Over Rs 8 Cr

The Border Security Force (BSF) in a joint operation with the police recovered over 2.59 lakh Yaba tablets worth more than Rs 8 crore in Assam’s Karimganj district on Saturday.

Based on a tip off, BSF and Karimganj district police jointly conducted a search operation in East Balia under Nilambazar police station in the district and recovered 2,59,200 Yaba/WY tablets which were kept buried in the ground.

Police had apprehended a person in connection with the recovery of contraband drugs.

A senior police official of Karimganj district said that the personnel of BSF and Nilambazar police station had jointly launched the operation and recovered the contraband drugs.

“During the search operation the team recovered 2,59,200 Yaba tablets. The market value of the seized items is estimated at around Rs 8-10 crore. We recovered some drugs from gunny bags and some were kept buried in the ground. Many people are involved with this modus operandi and we have apprehended one person,” a top police official said.

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