Imphal, July 10: Tengnoupal Battalion of Assam Rifles apprehended a gold smuggler, who was carrying three gold biscuits weighing 498 gram, at a permanent vehicle check post at Khudengthabi.
Market value of the biscuits is estimated to be Rs 14.94 lakh.
Assam Rifles on Monday had received specific inputs about gold being smuggled from Moreh to Imphal.
Thorough checking of a Maruti Omni (Registration number: MN 04 A 0266) revealed three gold biscuits inside the personal clothing of one of the passengers in the vehicle.
A minor boy has been apprehended in relation to the smuggled gold.