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10.8 kg gold bars seized near Nagapattinam

Press Trust of India  |  Nagapattinam(TN) 

Gold bars weighing 10.8 kg allegedly smuggled from and being transported to were seized and three persons arrested in this connection near here today, DRI sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Intelligence (DRI) officials carried out vehicle check near the Nagapattinam-Karaikal border area during which they intercepted a car and found the gold bars weighing 10.8-kg in it.

The bars worth about Rs 3 crore were being smuggled into from and transported by road to via Kodiakarai, the sources said.

Three persons, including one from Vizhunthamavadi village in this district were arrested and investigations are on, they added.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 17:42 IST