Contraband/Illicit goods worth more than Rs. 7.54 lakhs recovered by RPF of N. F. Railway
Railway police of NFR with seized contrabands

Maligaon: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Northeast Frontier Railway has recovered contraband goods worth more than Rs. 7.54 lakh between August 30 & September 2, 2022.

The contraband/illicit items specifically consisted of ganja & liquors that were recovered from unclaimed bags during regular checks and drives at various stations and trains over N. F. Railway.

In an incident on September 1, 2022, RPF teams of Lumding conducted a drive in train No. 13174 DN (Kanchanjunga Express) at Lumding Railway Station. In course of the drive, they seized one unclaimed bag from a coach and recovered 30 kg of ganja valued at about Rs 3 lakh. The recovered bag was later handed over to OC, GRP, Lumding for further course of action.

On August 30, the CIB team of RPF/Rangiya detected and recovered 54 bottles of illicit liquors from four unclaimed bags worth above Rs 19,000 at New Bongaigaon Railway Station.

Between August 30 and September 2, 2022, RPF of N. F. Railway recovered contraband/illicit goods consisting of ganja worth about Rs 7.3 lakhs & liquors worth above Rs 24,000 during different checks and drives conducted at Agartala, Jirania, New Jalpaiguri, Lumding, Alipurduar and New Bongaigaon stations.

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