It said that DRI officers, acting on specific intelligence inputs, intercepted two passengers travelling on the Guwahati-Secunderabad Express on January 4 at the Visakhapatnam railway station.
On examination, it was found that they were carrying gold concealed in specially made packets inside the cotton vests worn by them, the DRI said in a statement.
A total of 3,314 grams of smuggled gold was recovered from them, the release said.
The two passengers and the mastermind involved in the smuggling of the gold were arrested yesterday, the release added.
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