BY TC News Desk
Agartala, November 26: In a significant operation, the vigilant police at the Churaibari Police Watch Post intercepted a lorry driven by Abdul Waheed, laden with illegal contraband.
The incident unfolded today at approximately 11 am when Waheed, steering an empty container vehicle with registration number AS01NC-5795, arrived at the checkpost situated on the Assam-Tripura border.
Upon inspection, law enforcement discovered ten packets containing a total of 10.6 kilograms of ganja concealed within the vehicle. In-charge of the Churaibari Police Watch Post, Pranab Milli, estimates the street value of the seized contraband to be around two lakh rupees.
Subsequently, Abdul Waheed, the driver in question, hailing from Gumra in the Cachar district, was promptly arrested by the Bazarichara police station. A case has been registered against him under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
This successful operation underscores the relentless efforts of law enforcement agencies to curb the illegal transportation and distribution of narcotics in the region. The accused driver is now set to face legal consequences as the investigation unfolds.