GUWAHATI, July 13: Acting on a specific input about carrying of Narcotic items by train No.12378 DN (Padatik Express), a joint checking was conducted by Narcotic Officials/Siliguri and RPF Officers & staff of RPF/Post, New Jalpaiguri on July 7 at New Jalpaiguri station at about 8:30 pm. During the drive, one person namely, Ranjit Paul, aged about 56 years, s/o late Keshto Charan Paul, resident of Jamurivitta, Sahudangi Hat, Dabgram, Dist. Japaiguri, West Bengal was arrested with recovery of about 4.7 kg Opium from his possession in General Coach (Rear) No. ER-15410 of the said train. The recovered opium was seized by Narcotic officials and the person was taken into custody. Value of the recovered opium is Rs.16, 45, 000/- (approx). In this regard, NCB/Siliguri registered a Case No. 31/NCB/KOL/2018 u/s 8 (C) & 18 (B) NDPS Act. In another such case on July 12, at about 01.00 hrs, Asst Sub Inspector / K. K. Biswas along staff of RPF Post, Agartala (Lumding Division), while checking at Agartala railway station, recovered 07 bags containing total 55 packets Ganja weighing about 110 kgs at platform No. 2. Later on, the recovered Ganja was handed over to the Superintendent of Excise, Agartala, Tripura. Value of the recovered Ganja is Rs.6, 60,000/-(approx).