Delhi gold smuggling case: NIA raids 4 locations in Guwahati

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Published: October 29,2020 06:25 PM
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October 29, 2020: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday conducted searches at four locations in Guwahati and Sangli (Maharashtra) in connection with a gold smuggling case from Delhi.

October 29, 2020: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday conducted searches at four locations in Guwahati and Sangli (Maharashtra) in connection with a gold smuggling case from Delhi.



During the searches, incriminating documents and electronic devices containing details of suspicious transactions as well as of the persons involved in the instant crime, who are also having linkages abroad including Myanmar and Nepal, were seized, the NIA said in a statement.



The case was registered on September 16 and relates to the seizure of 83.621 kilograms of smuggled gold bars having market value of Rs. 42.89 crore at New Delhi Railway Station. The gold was seized from 8 persons and during their interrogation they said that they had collected the consignment from Guwahati.



They were planning on delivering the gold on the directions of their handlers who are suspected to have sourced the smuggled material from Myanmar, Nepal and Bhutan.



 


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