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Ganja worth of over Rs 3 crores seized

RAHA: Nagaon police seized a huge consignment of ganja at Chaparmukh Railway station from Rani Kamlapati - Agartala Special train on Sunday night at around 2.30 am.

According to information received from police sources, the consignment  weighing 112 kgs was seized  by a team of Nagaon police led by Dhruba Bora , Addl. SP ( HQ ) and Tridip P. Kumbang , Dy. SP ( HQ ) , assisted by Insp. Manoj Rajbangshi , Officer-in-charge Nagaon PS , Sub-inspector Hrishikesh Hazarika O/C , Raha PS and the I/C, Chaparmukh OP respectively, and recovered 87 packets ganja kept concealed in the water tank of Coach no.094321 of the special train originating from Agartala towards Bihar.

The Nagaon police team further said that they had received inputs from SP, Hojai regarding the contraband and the operation was carried out accordingly.

Earlier, the Hojai police had recovered 39 packets of ganja at Hojai Railway station  from the special train and apprehended four persons allegedly involved in smuggling the ganja   following which Nagaon police carried on the search at Chaparmukh Railway station.

Meanwhile , seizure was made as per procedure and the narcotic was handed over to Hojai police for further action, police said. 

The value of the seized ganja is estimated to be worth over Rs 3 crores in the market.

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