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Ivory recovered, 2 held

Ivory recovered, 2 held

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 May 2018 6:30 PM GMT

Staff Reporter

Guwahati, May 26: Acting on specific inputs, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence intercepted two persons near Guwahati Railway Station and recovered 24 pieces of ivory weighing 5.838 Kgs from their possession on Friday at 1300 hours. As per a release, the interception took place as the recipient of the ivory Suraj Kr Das hailing from West Bengal was in the process of receiving the package from one Md Badrul Hussain hailing from Hojai district. Suraj Kr Das is a contractual employee of Railways working as a coach attendant of Saraighat Express Train.The 2 persons have revealed that Hussain had picked up the package at Hojai and was supposed to deliver the same to Das who would in turn deliver it to another person at New Jalpaiguri who smuggle the same to Nepal.

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