Guwahati: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Northeast Frontier Railway has recovered contraband goods worth more than Rs 94.49 lakh during the period from 23rd to 27th of July, 2022. The contraband/smuggled items, including morphine, liquor, foreign cigarette, ganja etc., were recovered during regular checks and drives at various stations and trains over NF Railway. RPF also apprehended four persons for alleged involvement in the transportation of contraband goods.
In an incident on July 27, 2022, RPF & GRP officials and staff of Guwahati conducted a joint drive in train No. 20503 DN (Rajdhani Express) at Guwahati Railway Station. They apprehended two persons with the recovery of 730 grams of morphine valued at about Rs 70 lakh from the said train. The apprehended persons were travelling from Dimapur towards Delhi without journey tickets. Later, the apprehended persons were handed over to OC/GRP/Guwahati for further course of action. a press release said.