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5 Youth Drug Paddlers Arrested From Agartala

Drug spreads in Tripura which become matter of concern.

On Monday night, in an operation based on secret information, 5 people were arrested by the security forces while selling drug, from the area adjacent to Battala flyover and bridge, Agartala. 

Significantly all the arrested persons are youths.

Sadar Sub-Divisional Police Officer Ajay Kumar Das said that 8 grams of brown sugar was recovered in a joint operation by OC Inspector Jayant Kumar Dey of West Police Station and OC Sub Inspector Tapan Das of Battala Outpost. 

He said that the market value of the recovered brown sugar is approximately Rs 22 thousand.

He also said that there have been allegations of selling drugs in Battala area for several days. 

On Monday night, police arrested 5 people with drug paraphernalia from the area adjacent to Battala flyover and bridge. 

The five arrested are Sushanta Chakraborty alias Thakur, a resident of Amtali fish market area, Shibu Das, a resident of Durga Chaumuni area, Amir Miya, a resident of Rajnagar area, Prasenjit Burman, a resident of Hanging Bridge area, Sandeep Saha, a resident of Baradoali Chowdhury Bari area.

Sadar SDPO claimed that for a long time they were involved in the sale of drug paraphernalia in the area adjacent to Battala market. 

All though police achieving success to detain some of the drug  paddlers but the big fish and the racket yet to expose who are spreading drugs all over the state.

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