Tripura police constable suspended for links with cannabis traders
| Tuesday | 16th February, 2021
Gayatri Das, a head constable of the Tripura police, has been suspended on charges of being associated with illegal cannabis traders.
Manik Das, the superintendent of police in the West Tripura district suspended Das after a telephone conversation between her and Prashanta Chakraborty about purchasing, selling and stockpiling cannabis was leaked on social media.
The telephonic conversation revealed how much money Chakraborty earned by selling cannabis, how long he kept them hidden, how much they cost and so on.
There are allegations that illegal cannabis are cultivated in Mohanpur along with other places in the state.
So far, 88 police personnel including Gayatri Das have either been suspended or arrested having connections with cultivators of cannabis.
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