Guwahati NCB seizes over 23 kg of tramadol, 2200 Nitrazepam tablets, 3 arrested


In a significant achievement, the Narcotics Control Bureau’s Guwahati Zonal Unit conducted a specialized operation to combat drug trafficking ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

They successfully disrupted and dismantled a cross-state network engaged in the illegal distribution of Tramadol and Nitrazepam drugs, operating between Patna, Bihar, and Bokajan, Assam.
The NCB seized 23.340 kg Tramadol and 2200 tablets of Nitrazepam.

The crackdown was conducted on the basis of a reliable input and further continuous surveillance on the ground.

In an official announcement, the NCB, Guwahati Zonal Unit, reported that they arrested an individual named Nitiya Nand Singh from Bihar’s Nalanda, on March 16, 2024, as he was en route to Bokajan, Assam, via Dimapur aboard a train.

“On search, NCB Guwahati team recovered and seized 23.340 kg Tramadol & 2200 tabs Nitrazepam from his possession. The seized contraband was packed in plastic packets and kept inside one luggage bag and one trolley bag. He was arrested subsequently. Source of the contraband was traced to (Bihar) and destination was Bokajan (Assam). Again, a team of NCB Guwahati was sent to Patna for conducting follow-up action against suspects of the above mentioned seizure. After surveillance for several days, the suspects, namely Vinay Kumar of Patna (Bihar) and Rajni Kant Kumar of Patna (Bihar) were arrested on April 1 at Patna,” an official press release stated.