Railway police force ( RPF ) under NF Railway recovered Opium, Ganja, Smuggle goods and other contraband during several raids in Assam and West Bengal.
Acting on a specific input about carrying of Narcotic items by train No.12378 DN (Padatik Express), a joint checking was conducted by Narcotic Officials/Siliguri and RPF Officers & staff of RPF/Post, New Jalpaiguri on 09 July, 2018 at New Jalpaiguri station at about 8:30 PM.
During the drive, one person namely, Ranjit Paul, ( 56 ) resident of Jamurivitta, Sahudangi Hat, Dabgram, Dist. Japaiguri, West Bengal was arrested with recovery of about 4.7 kg Opium from his possession in General Coach (Rear) No. ER-15410 of the said train.
The recovered opium was seized by Narcotic officials and the person was taken into custody. Value of the recovered opium is Rs.16, 45, 000/- (approx). In this regard, NCB/Siliguri registered a Case No. 31/NCB/KOL/2018 u/s 8 (C) & 18 (B) NDPS Act.
In another such case on 12 July, 2018 at about 01.00 hrs, Asst Sub Inspector K. K. Biswas along staff of RPF Post, Agartala (Lumding Division), while checking at Agartala railway station, recovered 07 bags containing total 55 packets Ganja weighing about 110 kgs at platform No. 2. Later on, the recovered Ganja was handed over to the Superintendent of Excise, Agartala, Tripura. Value of the recovered Ganja is Rs.6, 60,000/-(approx).
Mobile snatcher arrested by RPF
On 06 July, 2018 , at about 2.30 PM, RPF Sub Inspector A. K. Das and Constable Hemanta Das of RPF/Post/Guwahati, while checking at Guwahati railway station, arrested one person namely, Monowar Ali ( 25 ) resident of Goalpara (Assam) with recovery of one mobile phone of Redmi-3 model, which was snatched from a lady near Panbazar FOB (Foot Over Bridge), Guwahati.
In this regard, the victim lady namely, Archana Rajkumari, d/o Kiran Rajkumar, resident of Dibrugarh (Assam) lodged an FIR to OC Panbazar PS. Later on, the arrested person along with the recovered mobile was handed over to OC/Panbazar PS against registered case No. 397/18 dated 06.07.2018 u/s 392 IPC.