Two Arrested With Smuggled Gold at GRS

Guwahati: Two individuals have been arrested by Guwahati Police in possession of a large amount of gold.

The duo was arrested from Guwahati railway station.

Based on specific input, a squad of police led by OC Prosenjit Das conducted an operation and nabbed the duo from Tezwas Express train at the railway station.

The two arrested individuals have been identified as Hafiz Yasin and Aslam Sheikh.

The gold, weighing 1 kg and 3 grams, was recovered from inside a packet that was in the duo’s possession.

The estimated cost of the seized gold is said to be around Rs 60 lakh.

It is learned that the duo had planned to transport the gold to Delhi from Manipur in a bid to sell.

Meanwhile, a case has been registered against the duo under relevant sections.

An investigation to unearth further linkages is on.

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