Dhanbad, Feb 4: The railway police today seized about one hundred turtles being smuggled from the Howrah bound Doon Express at the Dhanbad railway station here.
Officials of the Dhanbad rail police said they had received a secret tip off regarding the turtle's being smuggled through the train after which a team was deployed at the railway station.
As soon as the train reached the railway station the team conducted search inside the train compartments and during the search they found foul smell coming from a bag in which subsequent some movement was noted.
When the sack was opened the turtles came out. However, the smugglers involved in this trade managed to flee from the spot. (UNI)