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1.6 kgs gold biscuits worth Rs 50 lakh recovered from New Delhi bound Rajdhani Express in Guwahati

1.6 kgs gold biscuits worth Rs 50 lakh recovered from New Delhi bound Rajdhani Express in Guwahati

| @indiablooms | 25 Oct 2017, 07:27 pm
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IBNS): The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Wednesday had recovered 10 gold biscuits weighing around 1.6 kilograms worth of Rs 50 lakh from two persons travelling in the New Delhi bound Rajdhani Express at Guwahati railway station, officials said.

GRP Officer-in-Charge at Guwahati railway station, Pankaj Kalita said that during the routine checking, GRP personnel on Wednesday morning had recovered the gold biscuits from a bag carried by two persons, who travelled from Dimapur in Nagaland to New Delhi.

GRP personnel had arrested two persons who carried the gold biscuits and they were identified as Ravi hailing from Ghaziabad and Sanjay Sharma from New Delhi.

Later, the seizure gold was handed over to custom department.

On May 5 this year, GRP had recovered around 20 kilograms of gold valued of Rs 6 crore from four passengers travelling in New Delhi bound Tripuri Sundari Express at Guwahati railway station.

About 60 kilograms of gold had recovered from different passenger trains at Guwahati railway station in this year.

 

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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