Raha, April 25: The Nagaon police seized a huge consignment of marijuana 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, Additional Superintendent of police (HQ) and Tridip P. Kumbang, Dy. SP (HQ), assisted by Inspector 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 marijuana 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 following which the operation was carried out.
Earlier, the Hojai police had recovered 39 packets of marijuana at Hojai Railway station from the special train and apprehended four persons allegedly involved in smuggling the marijuana following which Nagaon police carried on the search at Chaparmukh Railway station.
Meanwhile, the seizure was made as per procedure and the narcotic was handed over to Hojai police for further action, police said.