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Drug smugglers shifted corridor to Tripura from Manipur

Agartala, May 30 (UNI) Tripura police launched an investigation into the intelligence input that suggested the drug smuggling racket operated from Myanmar has shifted the corridor to Tripura via Mizoram onward to mainland India and Bangladesh from its traditional route, Manipur.
According to the report, Tripura has become the major producer of cannabis in recent years at the behest of political patronage from the leaders of the ruling BJP party. The dry cannabis from the villages, mostly from the Sepahijala and West Tripura districts, has been transported to West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, and some southern states of India via Assam.
Similarly, brown sugar, yaba tablets, and other chemical tranquilizing drugs have been coming from Myanmar to Tripura via Mizoram, onward to Bangladesh and Indian states.
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