Manipur : Gold worth Rs.1.79 crores concealed inside rectums seized

September 16, 2017, 12:20 pm
Imphal (Manipur)  : Gold biscuits   worth about Rs 1.79 cr weighing 5.97 Kgs was  seized at Imphal airport on Friday. Deputy Commissioner, Customs Division, Imphal , Gaikhonlung Panmei said the gold were hidden in rectums of the six individuals .
 
Acting on a tip off , Customs Division informed CISF personnel at the Imphal  airport and personnel of the two units interrogated the six suspects and found   36 number of gold biscuits . All were reportedly brought from abroad.  The apprehended persons were identified as  Kewal Singh  from Udhampur, J&K, Dulair Singh from J&K, Neeraja  from Amritsar, Punjab, Rintu Haider   from West Midnapore, West Bengal, Mintu Pan  from West Midnapore, West Bengal and Rohit Bagga from Central Delhi .
 
D.C (Customs)   said that  the apprehended persons were acting as   couriers  and the real owner is  yet to be identified. The  clandestine  operation was done in a organised  manner as all six  persons  came in different flights to avoid any suspicion.  

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