DRI seizes 32 kg gold in one of the biggest confiscations of smuggled yellow metal
Three specially tailored cloth belts having several pockets and secured by metal Zip fasteners were found to be fastened around their waist. On opening of these belts, a total of 32 pcs of primary gold bars bearing foreign inscription were recovered. Each of the gold bars was found to weigh 1 kg, bringing the total haul to 32 kgs.
Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials have confiscated 32 kgs of foreign origin gold valued at Rs 10.32 crore, smuggled from China into India through the India-China Border in Sikkim, following a specific intelligence. Image source: Reuters