Assam Rifles seizes gold worth Rs 19.92 lakh

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 10, 2018: Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended one gold smuggler carrying 04 gold biscuits weighing 664 grams worth approximately Rs 19.92 lakhs from Permanent Vehicle Check Post (PVCP), Khudengthabi.

A statement released by Assam Rifles said on Tuesday at around 1315 hours, based on specific input received from reliable source, regarding smuggling of gold from Moreh to Imphal, a silver colour Maruti Van bearing Registration number MN 06L 9255 was stopped for checking at PVCP, Khudengthabi. While frisking and carrying out thorough checking of the baggage at Ladies Check Point four gold biscuits weighing approximately 664 grams were found inside the purse of one of the women passengers. Tinlam, aged 37 years, wife of Jamkhonjang Haokip, resident of village Chavanghai Veng, Tuinom Part  2 Moreh, Tengnoupal district was apprehended while smuggling the gold. Recovered gold biscuits alongwith the apprehendee were handed over to Custom Preventive Force, Moreh, said the statement.






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