Drugs seized from train in Assam

A huge quantity of drugs was seized from a woman who was arrested from UP Kanchanjunga Express in Karmup district on Saturday, railway police said.

Rangiya (Assam): A huge quantity of drugs was seized from a woman who was arrested from UP Kanchanjunga Express in Karmup district on Saturday, railway police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of RPF and GRP personnel launched an operation in the train on its way from Sealdah to Guwahati and apprehended a woman.

During search operations, the security forces recovered more than one thousand `Nitrosan` tablets from the woman.

The woman, identified as Rina Das, had boarded the train at Alipurduar and during interrogation claimed that the packet was handed over to her by an auto-driver Arjun Singh at Alipurduar JN station for carrying it to Dimapur.

Singh was also on the same train but managed to escape and a search has been launched to nab him, sources added.

PTI

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