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RPF of NFR recovered contraband goods worth over Rs. 26 lakhs during last week Recovered contraband goods worth more than Rs. 15.63 crores during last Financial Year

ByNE India Broadcast

Apr 20, 2022

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of N. F. Railway recovered narcotics and smuggled/contraband goods worth Rs. 26.52 lakhs (approx) during 12th to 18th April, 2022. The RPF of N. F. Railway recovered heroin and brown sugar worth about Rs. 14.96 lakhs and ganja valued about Rs. 11.56 lakhs during this period. RPF also apprehended one person involved in transportation of contraband during this period. The smuggled/contrabands goods were recovered during regular checks in trains and stations over N. F. Railway.

In an incident on 13th April, 2022 RPF and Government Railway Police (GRP) team of Dibrugarh conducted checking at train No. 15669 UP (Nagaland Intercity Express) at Dibrugarh Railway station and found one suspected person with a backpack. On checking his backpack, six soap cases containing 78.34 grams brown sugar worth about Rs 4.96 lakhs were found. The brown sugar was seized and the person was taken into custody. A case was registered, in this regard by OC/GRP/Tinsukia. In another incident on 17th April, 2022, RPF train escorting party while escorting the train No. 15604 DN (Ledo – Guwahati Intercity Express) detected one unclaimed backpack. On checking the bag, 05 plastic soap cases containing some brown powdery substance packed in polythene were found. On examination, the powdery substances tested to be heroin, weighing about 62.19 grams worth about Rs 10 lakhs. Later, the seized heroin was handed over to OC/GRP/Guwahati for further necessary action.

In a recent incident on 18th April, 2022, CIB of RPF/Tinsukia recovered 17.7 kgs of unclaimed ganja worth Rs 1.77 lakhs (approx) while conducting check in train No. 15934 UP from Mariani to New Tinsukia station. Moreover, during 12th to 18th April, 2022, RPF of N. F. Railway recovered ganja weighing about 100 kgs worth about Rs 9.79 lakhs while performing duty in various stations and different trains.

Proving a deterrent filter force for the culprits involved in smuggling and transportation of contraband goods through Railways, RPF of N. F. Railway detected 488 cases of narcotics, smuggled and contraband goods worth more than Rs. 15.63 crores with arrest of 124 persons involved in it during April, 2021 to March, 2022.

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