Railway Protection Force (RPF), New Coochbehar under Alipurduar Division of NFR, seized six cartons full of China-made accessories.
The items were seized during a regular search operation carried out by Sub Inspector BN Bhowmick and Assistant Sub Inspector SK Roy under the supervision of Ravi Kumar, RPF inspector, New Coochbehar.
The team, during their routine search operation, noticed six (6) suspicious cartons lying near the parcel ramp opposite to new station building of New Coochbehar at about 10.25 am on September 24.
When they later opened the cartons to see the items inside, they discovered the China-made goods and seized the same.
The seized items contain 820 mobile batteries 640 mobile LCD touch display screens.
Value of seized Chinese items was to the tune of Rs 2, 15,200 and the seized items were later handed over to Inspector of Customs, Dinhata, West Bengal under proper seizure list who registered a case vide No. 06/IMP/UNCL/RPF/CUS/DHDPU/2020-21 dated 24. 09. 2020.
It may be mentioned here that RPF detected more than 655 cases of smuggling of contraband goods with the recovery of property worth Rs.17,93,72,180/- and arrest of 185 persons from the year 2017 to 2020 (up to July).