Assam: 6 Held for Smuggling Drugs at Chaparmukh Railway Station

A huge amount of brown sugar concealed in 40 soap boxes have been seized by police from the peddlers' possession
Assam: 6 Held for Smuggling Drugs at Chaparmukh Railway Station
Assam: 6 Held for Smuggling Drugs at Chaparmukh Railway Station

The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Tuesday night arrested five women and one man from Chaparmukh Railway station while they were trying to smuggle brown sugar by Down Dibrugarh-Rangia Express.

The six peddlers have been identified as Wahidul Islam, Rupjan Bibi, Suina Akhtar Selima Akhtar, Hazera Khatun, Kulsuma Begam and two children. They all hail from Da-gaon village under Juria police station in Nagaon district, police said.

A huge amount of brown sugar concealed in 40 soap boxes have been seized by police from the peddlers' possession. According to railway police officials, the market value of the seized brown sugar will be over Rs 1 crore.

The accused confessed that the drugs were being supplied from Dimapur to Guwahati through Rangia Express.

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