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Drugs, timber seized

The Sasastra Seema Bal(SSB) jawans from 16th battalion based at Ranighuli in Kokrajhar district has succeed to got three more achievement with arrests of two drug peddler  and recovery of timbers from smugglers along the Indo-Bhutan border  of Chirang and Kokrajhar during the last three days continued operation.

SSB jawans’ company from Tukribasti along with border out post(BOP) Sonapur apprehended two persons along with illegal & restricted drug items during a combined search operations on Tuesday  in the Dadgiri market area which is about 500 metre south from the nearest border post No.169/5 where the  party succeed to seized SP tablets & N-10 tablets amounting of Rs.4500. They were identified as Shyam  Bahadur of Majhibasti and Santosh  Sribal of Hatisar of Chirang district.

SSB battalion and forest department seized  82 numbers of unclaimed timber logs worth of Rs. 4,72,500 from Islakatha during a joint operation under the leadership of AKC Singh,Commandant 16th Bn SSB Ranighuli on Wednesday. Continuing it’s search operation against timber smugglers along the border areas’ Nangalbhanga, Jaipur & Madarpara village has again able to seize six numbers of wooden logs amounting of Rs.1,12,928.The seized timber logs were handed over to concern forest range offices.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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