Assam Rifles seizes gold worth over Rs 14 lakh in Manipur

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.

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Assam Rifles on Monday had received specific inputs about gold being smuggled from Moreh to Imphal.

Thorough checkingĀ 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.

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