The SSB jawans of 61 battalion nabbed six persons with 340 kg ganja (cannabis) and 251 bottles of liquor from the Arunachal- Assam border jungle area on Sunday.
They have also seized a Wagon R car (AS-27, 6492) when they found the 251 bottles of liquor being taken illegally. Ransai Daimari (19) and Topeswar Kisan (35) of Pathakpur, Majbat were nabbed from the forest areas of Dhansiri Tea Estate with 230 kg ganja.
Another six persons associated with this business fled from the spot. On the way while returning to their base camp, the troop nabbed Puhor Daimary (46) of Lamabari Tinali with 251 bottles liquor being brought illegally from Arunachal in his Wagon R car. While another operating team nabbed another three persons - Manasi Nagbonshi (27), Sanjeev Basumatary (19) and Arun Basumatary (30) - with 110 kg ganja.
After brief interrogation they were handed over to the Ballemu Police Station of Arunachal Pradesh. This was informed to the press by KR Lomror, the Deputy Commandant of 61Bn SSB stationed at Bhairabkunda.