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RPF of NFR recovered contraband goods worth more than Rs. 28.45 Lacs

ByNE India Broadcast

Jul 10, 2023 #NFR

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of N. F. Railway continues their checks & drives at different railway stations and trains within the zone to curb the transit of contraband items through railways. Between 3rd & 7th of July, 2023, RPF conducted different drives and checks and successfully recovered various contraband goods worth more than Rs. 28.45 lacs (approx.).

The RPF also apprehended 18 persons for alleged involvement in shipping of contraband items during this period. Later, the apprehended persons along with the recovered items were handed over to the respective OC/GRP for further course of action as per law.

In three separate incidents on 4th, 6th & 7th July, 2023, RPF of New Tinsukia jointly with GRP and local police of Tinsukia, apprehended 08 (Eight) persons with illegal possession of 496.7 grams of Heroin that worth Rs. 20 lacs approx. at New Tinsukia railway station. Later, the apprehended persons along with the recovered contraband items were handed over to OC/GRP and Local Police of Tinsukia for necessary legal of action.

In an incident on 6th July, 2023, a joint team of RPF & GRP from Agartala, conducted a drive at Agartala railway station and seized 15 kgs of ganja that worth around Rs. 1.5 lacs. The team also apprehended 03 (Three) persons in this connection and later handed them over to GRP/ Agartala along with the seized items for necessary course of action.

From 3rd to 7th of July, 2023, RPF of N.F. Railway also recovered a total of 70 kgs of ganja worth around Rs. 6.95 lacs during regular checks and drives conducted at different stations and trains over N. F. Railway. They also apprehended 07 (Seven) persons during these checks and drives. Later, all the recovered contraband goods along with the apprehended persons were handed over to respective OC/GRP for further course of action.

RPF of N. F. Railway towards their objective of a drug free country, are constantly on vigil towards activities related to smuggling and transportation of contraband items at various railway stations and trains to make the nation drugs free.

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