दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 358 Dt: 04.10.2021
CLARIFICATION REGARDING DRUG-SEIZURE
On 02.10.2021, it was reported that RPF Bengaluru had seized contraband drugs from on board Train no. 08464 Prashanti Express on 01.10.2021. After seizure, the sample was sent to lab for testing. The lab report has confirmed that the seized material is not methamphetamine but menthol crystals which are an exact look alike.
However, the suspect who had been carrying the material stealthily on board the said train had claimed in his statement right after he was detained, that it was methamphetamine and worth around Rs. 3 crores.
Further investigation is underway.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi