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SHILLONG | Feb 13:

The Border Security Forces (BSF) and the Meghalaya Police recovered 30 packets containing 6000 Yaba tablets worth Rs. 60 lakh and 10 gram of suspected Herion worth Rs. 50 thousand from the possession of three persons. The recovery was made during the special operations conducted in East Khasi Hills district.

On a tip-off, the joint team of BSF and Meghalaya Police stopped a suspicious Maruti Alto bearing No.ML-05-Q-2979 on NH 40 at Pomsutia under PS Pynursla, East Khasi Hills, which was coming from Shillong to Dawki. During the search, the joint team apprehended the three individuals.

“BSF has been constantly developing information of Narcotics smuggling and intensive monitoring and surveillance was carried out for past few days; We have intensified our operations on the Indo-Bangladesh Border to prevent such illegal transporting of Narcotics/Psychortopic substances,” said BSF officials.

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PRO of BSF Meghalaya, U.K Nayal while applauding the joint efforts of BSF and Meghalaya Police, said that more such joint operation will be undertaken in coming days. He also said that more information is likely to be revealed after the interrogation of the apprehended person.

He further stated that during the month of January 2020 alone, 3217 Nos  of cattle worth Rs 5,26,38,200/- were seized which is a big dent to the Trans Border Smuggling syndicate.

All apprehended persons along with seized items handed over to P.S Pynursla, East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya for further disposal.

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