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Smuggled gold worth 17 crore seized by DRI; 4 arrested

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 33 kilograms of smuggled gold worth Rs.17 crore. The DRi has also arrested 4 persons in connection with this.

The gold smuggled into India from Myanmar was seized from a truck at Siliguri in West Bengal. The DRI officials after getting a tip-off intercepted a truck. And recovered 202 pieces of gold weighing 33.532 kg valued at Rs 17.51 crore from the truck and arrested 4 people in the truck who were from Rajasthan.

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The accused admitted that the gold was smuggled from Myanmar through border in Manipur and that they were carrying it for delivery at Sri Ganganagar.


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