Gold worth Rs. 2 crore seized

MOREH, 10th Oct: Troops of 43 Assam Rifles seized 5 kg gold worth around Rs 2 crore in the international market from N Champhai village areas on Wednesday evening around 6. An informed source said that the AR team was waiting to intercept an illegal smuggler after getting specific information in the area. At about 6 pm, the team asked a person approaching with suspicious manner but the person fled the area abandoning a bag he brought along. Upon checking, the AR team found five bars of gold each weighing 1 kg. The seized gold was handed over to Customs preventive force, Moreh for further legal actions.


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