18kg Gold bars smuggled from Sri Lanka seized in Tamil Nadu

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Around 18 kg Gold bars smuggled from Sri Lanka, were seized in Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu and three persons were arrested.

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence Officials sleuths intercepted a car proceeding to Chennai yesterday and recovered the 17.83 Kgs of gold bars worth around 55 million Indian rupees.

During interrogation, the accused confessed that the gold was being smuggled from Sri Lanka and they were transporting it to a recipient in Chennai “for a monetary consideration.”

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