Gold smuggling in truck meant for fish supply, 2 held


NEW DELHI: In a joint operation of the BSF and Customs, two individuals had been held, who had been smuggling gold in a truck close to Petrapole Land Customs Station in West Bengal, an official stated on Thursday.

The gold was being smuggled in a truck which was engaged for the provision of recent fish. The BSF and Customs acquired a tip-off about it and a joint group was shaped to bust the gang.

“A truck of fresh fish was jointly examined by Customs and BSF which resulted in recovery of 40 pieces of gold with foreign marking. The gold was around 4,667 grams worth Rs 2,82,12,257,” stated a Customs official.

The official added that the gold was seized beneath Section 110 of the Customs Act and the accused had been positioned beneath arrest beneath Section 104 of the Act.

Additional investigation within the matter is underway.

Click Here To Join Our Telegram Channel

When you’ve got any issues or complaints concerning this text, please tell us and the article shall be eliminated quickly. 

Raise A Concern