Assam Against Drugs: Yaba tablets worth nearly 13 Crores recovered in Karimganj

Border Security Force (BSF) and Assam Police apprehended one peddler and recovered 2.59 lakh Yaba tablets from his possession in a joint operation in the Karimganj district of the state on Sunday.

According to BSF, these tablets are worth ₹ 12.96 crores in the market. The operation was launched after BSF received information regarding the presence of drugs in the Purba Balia area of Nelaam Bazar village located in the Karimganj district.

“27 Nov 2021 Based on specific BSF int regarding the presence of drugs in Purba Balia, Neelam Bazar, Karimganj, @BSF_MizoramCach along with @assampoliceexecuted a Joint Op & recovered 2.59 lakh YABA tablets worth INR 12.96 Cr…” read a tweet from BSF.


Only a few days back a huge cache of heroin was intercepted in Bokajan near the Nagaland border in Golaghat. The Karbi Anglong Police also arrested two individuals during the anti-drugs operation.