Published On: Tue, Jun 26th, 2018

40 gold biscuits worth over Rs 2 crore seized in Manipur

Assistant Commissioner of Customs Division Imphal, R K Darendrajit told reporters, the person was nabbed along with the seized gold.

Imphal: Customs department sleuths seized 40 gold biscuits worth over Rs 2 crore from Manipur’s Tengnoupal district, a Customs officer said today.

Assistant Commissioner of Customs R K Darendrajit told reporters here that acting on a tip-off Customs sleuths seized the gold biscuits which were hidden in a “specially built cavity” of a truck from Khudengtabi area in Tengnoupal district yesterday.

One person have been apprehended in this connection, he said.

The assistant commissioner said from April this year at least 27.5 kg of gold worth more than Rs 8 crore has been seized by the Customs in Manipur.

PTI

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