Guwahati: Two suspected women drug smugglers were held with 38,100 Yaba (WY) tablets from the Guwahati railway station in Assam on Thursday.
During a regular checking inside a Rajdhani Express train in Guwahati, the government railway police (GRP) seized 175 small pouches containing 38,100 Yaba (WY) tablets, with each packet containing around 195 tablets.
The apprehended women were identified as Soma Paul (26) and Sangita Modak (30), both hailing from Alipurduar in West Bengal. The accused were moving with the consignment to Alipurduar from Dimapur in Nagaland for onward delivery to Bangladesh, said reports.
Meanwhile, a case had been registered under NDPS Act by the police and further investigation is on.
In a similar incident on July 4, a suspected drug peddler was held at the Guwahati railway station. While conducting a routine check by security personnel, 7 kg of ganja and other relevant materials were recovered from a passenger.
The recovered drugs were seized on spot and the person was taken in to custody. The apprehended person along with the seized materials, seizure list and relevant documents were handed over to the Guwahati police for necessary action. The value of the recovered ganja was said to be around Rs 35,000.