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Gold bricks worth Rs 7.8 crore seized in Lalru

MOHALI: The district police on Tuesday confiscated 28 kg gold worth Rs 7.80 crore from Lalru. The suspects advised cops that they'd procured gold from South Africa and have been taking it to Hamirpur in Himachal.

According to the police, the suspects had been recognized as Rakesh Kumar of Kardi village, Balbir Chand of Dobad Kallan village, Sanjey Kumar of Baliana village and Jaswant Singh of Gewda in Rajasthan. They said that they worked for an organization, which is based totally in Hamirpur.

Meanwhile, cops said that they'd laid a naka near Charmarhi village and intercepted an SUV automotive (KA-01-MJ-2551). Upon seek, gold bricks have been discovered from the automobile. The accused also failed to show the documents needed for carrying gold.

Simranjit Singh, deputy superintendent of police (DSP), said following the seizer they registered a DDR at Lalru police station and knowledgeable to Income Tax and GST departments.

"The suspects advised us that the gold was once imported from South Africa they usually have been taking it to Hamirpur.

They added that any individual delivered it to them at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

Last five circumstances

On March 27, directorate of earnings intelligence seized gold worth Rs 95 lakh from a passenger at Chandigarh world airport.

On March 25, diamond studded gold jewellery worth Rs 1. 58 crore was once seized from two persons in Mataur.

On February 4, two persons have been stuck with diamond studded gold jewellery at the airport.

On September 19, 2018, american diamond studded gold and silver jewellery worth Rs five.95 crore was once seized by means of the Mohali police.

On December 17, 2017, diamond studded gold Jewellery worth Rs 4.71 lakh was once stuck at the UT airport.

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