GUWAHATI, Dec 31 - The Government Railway Police (GRP) has arrested more than 60 persons under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act in the year 2019.
Besides, it apprehended more than 15 persons for gold smuggling and unaccounted cash recovery from January to December 2019.
Statistics released by the GRP today stated that 61 persons were arrested in connection with the recoveries of ganja, morphine, heroin, tablet, eskuf syrup, opium, ketamine and other drugs.
Besides, two persons who were found in possession of gelatins stick, detonator, fuse wire and firearms were arrested.
Further, around 750 kgs of drugs and banned substances were recovered this year.
“The GRP also recovered 10228.89 grams of gold worth Rs 3,15,05,054 and apprehended 10 persons in connection with it. The police also recovered cash worth Rs 4,77,84,000 this year. On March 22, the police had also apprehended two persons with foreign currency (US Dollar),” the data added.
“Frequent incidents of drug seizure at railway stations are a matter of serious concern and the GRP is doing its best to make the journey of passengers safe,” an official of GRP said.