The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized smuggled gold worth Rs. 3.18 crore. The DRI officials recovered 6.9 kg of gold from a car in Indore Madhya Pradesh on Monday. DRI has also arrested 3 people in connection with the case.
After getting a specific input, the officials intercepted a private car near the Dhar-Indore highway. Upon checking the officials recovered 69 gold bars from the vehicle.
“Two persons travelling in a Creta car and one financer were arrested after they confessed to carrying gold bars smuggled in a specially built cavity under the seat of the car. On searching the vehicle, a total of 69 gold bars weighing 100 kilograms each were seized from the improvised cavity in the back seats. Cost of the seized gold is estimated around Rs 3.18 crore” a statement released by DRI stated.