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Drugs of Rs 30 lakh seized by Tripura police

BRIEFS: BSF troops seized 5kg ganja, 305 bottles of Phensedyl and 70 phones

By The Telegraph in Goalpara , Dimapur , Agartala and Doomdooma
  • Published 13.03.20, 12:24 AM
  • Updated 13.03.20, 12:24 AM
  • a min read
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Tripura police arrested Abhijit Sarkar, the driver of an Assam-bound oil tanker, who seized 315kg of ganja (Shutterstock)

Tripura police seized 315kg of ganja valued at Rs 30 lakh from Churaibari in North district on Thursday and arrested Abhijit Sarkar, the driver of an Assam-bound oil tanker. BSF troops seized 5kg ganja, 305 bottles of Phensedyl and 70 phones at Matinagar in Sepahijala district.

3 killed in mishap

Subarana Roy, 22, and Bikash Choudhury, 23, were killed when their bike lost control at Maladhara in Assam’s Goalpara district. Roy hailed from Dudhnoi Fohela and Choudhury from Boko in Kamrup. Dukeson Sangma of Bamundanga in West Goalpara died at Rongsai when his bike collided with a bus.

Workshop

A state-level workshop on digital Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises will be held in Kohima on Friday.

Launch

Deputy commissioner Keerthi Jalli launched Building as Learning Aid (BaLA) at Greham MV School here on Thursday.

Scheme

Nagaland’s department of labour and employment, skill development and entrepreneurship on Thursday directed all employers of the establishments with 10 or more workers to register under the Employee’s State Insurance scheme implemented in Dimapur, Mokokchung and Kohima.

Distribution

Assam Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chhatra Parishad, Tirap- Jagun unit, distributed school bags among children in Tinsukia district of Assam on Thursday .

Procession

Phillobari High School took out a cultural procession on the concluding day of annual sports events in Tinsukia on Thursday.

Author award

Woman writer Vachaknavi Sarma’s book Wild Imagination has been nominated for Author Academy Awards 2020 in the US. She hails from Tinsukia.

Wheel jam

The Goalpara district Light Motor Vehicle Workers Association on Thursday threatened a wheel jam on State Highway 46 on Monday unless the road is opened for light passenger vehicles.