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Ahead Lok Sabha, Tripura Police arrest 12, 000 persons, sezied narcotis worth Rs 3 crore


 By TC News Desk

Agartala, 1st April 2024:   Ahead of the impending Lok Sabha election, Tripura Police has initiated stringent security measures across the state, resulting in the seizure of narcotics worth Rs 3 crore and the preventive arrest of 12,000 individuals.

Sources within Tripura Police disclosed that a comprehensive strategy has been implemented to ensure a peaceful electoral process, free from violence.

A senior official, said that as per proactive measures 70 companies of CAPF have been dispatched to Tripura.

“In conjunction with CAPF deployment, the state has mobilized 5000 Tripura State Rifles (TSR) personnel and established over 350 Flying Squad Teams (FST) and Static Surveillance Teams (SST) across its territories. Additionally, more than 1000 vehicle checkpoints and over 100 permanent checkpoints are operational to fortify security,” the official stated.

He further revealed that the intensified security measures have prompted a surge in search operations and flag marches throughout Tripura. From March 1st to March 27th, CAPF alone has conducted over 1700 flag marches and inspected over 1.25 lakh vehicles, resulting in fines exceeding Rs 1 crore. Moreover, confiscated contraband, including narcotics, liquor, and gambling paraphernalia, valued at over Rs 3.5 crore, has been seized.

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