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Duo arrested for illegally transporting 1.25 kg gold in bus

Duo arrested for illegally transporting 1.25 kg gold in bus

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, Feb 27, 2015:  Two persons  have been arrested by the Kasargod police on the charges of illegally transporting  gold which they had smuggled from  Sharjah to Bengaluru. The duo was apprehended while they were travelling in a bus and were found in possession of gold weighing 1.25 kg. The gold in the form of sheets was concealed in four suitcases  and is valued at Rs 30 lakhs.

Smuggled in kasaragod


smuggled gold ..

It has been gathered that the duo namely Mohammad Rafiq (28) of Melparamba and Abdul Kunhi (22) of Koliadka had earlier arrived at  the Bengaluru Airport from Sharjah   and had managed to evade customs officials. It is learnt from Bengaluru they headed to Sullia and  from there to Kasargod in a KSRTC bus with the gold when they were trapped.

Interrogations of the duo revealed that they had resorted to similar unlawful acts even in the past.

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