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Gold worth Rs 4 cr seized from moving train in Odisha; 2 held

ODISHA SUN TIMES 2019-10-10 16:34:47

Gold worth Rs 4 cr seized from moving train in Odisha; 2 held

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Rourkela: Officials of Central Excise and Customs todat seized gold weighing 11 kg from Mumbai-bound Jnaneswari Express between Rajgangpur and Jharsuguda today.

Acting on a tip-off smuggling of the precious metal, the officials conducted a raid on the moving train and seized gold biscuits worth around Rs 4 crore. The train was en-route to Mumbai from Howrah.

The sleuths also detained two persons in this connection and are interrogating them in this connection. For further investigation, the officials have contacted Customs officials in Bhubaneswar, sources said.

Further details awaited.