In yet another seizure in the city, large quantities of areca nuts were recovered on Saturday from Guwahati Railway Station in Assam.
In two separate recoveries, 44 bags of areca nuts were recovered from a Rajdhani Express train while another 22 bags were recovered from a Karmrup Express train today at Guwahati Railway Station.
The recovered areca nuts are suspected to be of Burmese origin, the railway police informed.
The areca nuts were being smuggled through passenger trains. 44 bags were headed from Dimapur to Kanpur while 22 bags were headed to Howrah.
The recovery was made in an operation by a team of Government Railway Police (GRP) from Guwahati Railway Station today morning.