Tripura police destroyed drugs and contrabands worth Rs 7-8 crore on Thursday in Agartala
Tripura police destroyed drugs and contrabands worth Rs 7-8 crore on Thursday in Agartala

Illegal drugs worth over Rs 7 cr destroyed by Tripura Police

ANI | Updated: Apr 04, 2019 16:22 IST

Agartala (Tripura) [India], April 4 (ANI): The Tripura police have destroyed a huge quantity of contraband items worth Rs. 7-8 crores, seized during the last 3-4 months, in Agartala on Wednesday.
The destroyed material included 4752 kgs of ganja (cannabis), over 56,000 bottles of cough syrup, 3,500,74 tablets and 1.96 kg of heroin. DIG Intelligence, D Darlong, said that destruction is a continuous process and in the last one year, the destroyed material was not less than 70,000 kgs.
"The destruction of the seized material is a continuous process and it is supposed to be done every month. However, last month we could not do it because of some other commitments. In last one year, the total seized is not less than 70,000 kilograms," said D Darlong, DIG, Intelligence, Tripura police.
Elections for the two Lok Sabha seats- West Tripura and East Tripura would be held on April 11 and April 18, respectively. (ANI)

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