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Drug Worth Rs 2 Crore Seized from Train in Kerala's Kannur

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Last Updated: September 24, 2022, 16:06 IST

Kannur, India

It was suspected that the owner of the bag left it there and escaped after knowing that a search was being conducted. (Representational Image)

It was suspected that the owner of the bag left it there and escaped after knowing that a search was being conducted. (Representational Image)

RPF inspector Binoy Antory said CCTV visuals of the passengers who boarded the train from Yesvantpur in Karnataka were collected and an investigation has begun

A total of Rs 2 crore worth of MDMA, a banned contraband in seven packets in a bag, was seized from a train in Kannur district on Saturday. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) said here that the bag, with 678 gm of MDMA, was found in the compartment of the Yesvantpur-Kannur Express when it reached here.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of RPF personnel and State Excise sleuths unearthed the substance.

It was suspected that the owner of the bag left it there and escaped after knowing that a search was being conducted. The substance was worth to the tune of about Rs two crore in the international drug market, the RPF said.

RPF inspector Binoy Antory said CCTV visuals of the passengers who boarded the train from Yesvantpur in Karnataka were collected and an investigation was begun.

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first published:September 24, 2022, 16:06 IST
last updated:September 24, 2022, 16:06 IST