The Anti-Smuggling Unit of Customs Division, Imphal officials seized eight gold biscuits of ‘foreign origin’ worth around Rs 41 lakhs from the possession of an individual on Saturday, official sources in Imphal said.
The eight gold biscuits worth around Rs 41,11,488 weighing around 1328 grams in total were recovered from the possession of two individuals Arun kumar (47) son of Kanhai Lal and Rajkumar Sah (42) of Ratan Sah, both from Patna in Bihar from MG Avenue located in the heart of Imphal town, says a press release issued by Assistant Commissioner RK Darendrajit Singh of Customs Division Imphal on Saturday. “Further investigation of the case is on,” the release added.
On May 31, five gold biscuits of ‘foreign origin’ worth around Rs 25 lakhs weighing around 830 grams in total were recovered from the possession of Gourav Yogi (26) son of Rajesh Yogi of Nehru Nagar, Ganga Nagar, Rajasthan from Nagamapal near Food Villa in the heart of Imphal town.
Similarly on May 26, the Customs officials stationed at Pallel town in Manipur seized five gold biscuits of ‘foreign origin’ with ‘Diamond” marking on the edge worth around Rs 26 lakhs from the possession of an individual. The Anti-Smuggling Unit of Customs Division, Imphal had also arrested two individuals along with 12 gold biscuits worth Rs 62 lakhs concealed inside their body cavity (rectum) on May 25,2018.