Four women from Bihar, 2 UP drivers arrested with drugs in Tripura

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

AGARTALA: East Agartala police on Monday arrested four women from Bihar at Jogendranagar railway station of the city with a large quantity of dry cannabis, which they meant to smuggle to other parts of the country. Police said based on a specific input, officer-in-charge of Collegetilla outpost, Shaymal Debnath, raided Jogendranagar railway station, noticed the suspicious movements of four women, and detained them. During the search operation, police recovered a total of 22 kg of dry cannabis valued at Rs 4 lakh from their possession. All four have been arrested and produced before a court on Tuesday. A specific case under the NDPS Act 1985 has been registered against them and an investigation to find out their local sources and support for the smuggling of the narcotics is under way.In a separate raid, Tripura Police alongwith Assam Police seized a huge cache of narcotics cough syrup, Phensedyl, valued at Rs 3.5 crore at Churaibari on the Tripura-Assam border from a truck and arrested the driver and the helper identified as Chandrasekhar Tiwari and Ramsagar Tiwari, both residents of U P. During the search, as many as 38,200 bottles of Phensedyl packed in 215 cartons were recovered from the truck. But police said they are yet to ascertain the source of the consignment and for where it was headed.We also published the following articles recentlyDRI arrests man who, along with kin, ran smuggling syndicate from DubaiThe Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested Saleem Sageer Inamdar, one of the masterminds of a gold smuggling syndicate. Saleem and his brother allegedly operated the syndicate from Dubai, and Saleem would coordinate between carriers, melters, and finance distribution. He would send two to four flyers daily to smuggle gold into India. Saleem has been remanded into custody, and DRI officials are still searching for other key members of the syndicate.Assam Police bust cyber fraud network, 5 arrestedThe Assam Police have arrested five individuals involved in an international cyber fraud racket in Guwahati. Several city-based call centers and fake customer care centers were shut down during the operation. The police also detained 191 workers from the call centers and seized numerous electronic devices. The gang is suspected of defrauding and scamming people by posing as legitimate customer service representatives and tricking them into parting with their money or personal information. The police are continuing their investigation and advising the public to be cautious of such scams.Day after arrest, bootlegger escapes from police custodyA man escaped from police custody in Ahmedabad after being caught with bottles of premium liquor brands at Sabarmati railway station. The man was identified as Rajesh Motwani and was charged under the prohibition act. While in custody, he requested to use the restroom and escaped. The police have registered a complaint against him and are conducting an investigation.

If You Like This Story, Support NYOOOZ



Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.

Stay updated with all the Agartala Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Related Articles