Tripura steps up action against illegal liquor shops with “Drug-free Tripura”

Tripura steps up action against illegal liquor shops with
Tripura steps up action against illegal liquor shops with "Drug-free Tripura"

Drug-free Tripura has taken action against illegal liquor shops in Agartala as part of its initiatives.

As recently as last week, Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha claimed that the state government had adopted a zero-tolerance policy against all narcotic substances and urged everyone to come together to make Tripura a drug-free state.

Amit Shah’s plan for a zero-tolerance drug policy is being followed by the state government, he said.

186 kilograms of drugs were seized and a person arrested in a joint operation between Tripura police and Assam Rifles.

Drugs are strictly prohibited in Tripura

Hezamara village in the Mohanpur subdivision of West Tripura was raided by a team from Sidhai police station along with the 29th Battalion of the Assam Rifles.

Amalesh Pal was arrested, and police recovered 186 kilograms of semi-dry ganja with an estimated value of Rs 9 lakhs. Police at Sidhai Police Station have filed a case under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

On November 10, Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha explained the state’s approach to the drug menace at a state-level meeting of the Narco Coordination Centre at the Civil Secretariat in Agartala city. A Dog Squad is needed, as well as training for them, and scanners for Check Points are also needed. As part of his request, he called for strict action against those linked to the drug trade who have collected huge sums of money. In order for Tripura’s drug-free mission to be successful, CM Saha advised departments to cooperate.