Kasargod, Aug 5, 2015 : Gold weighing three kilograms and Rs 1.10 crore of unauthorised cash were seized from a car at Iritti Keelur Road near Kannur on August 4, Tuesday by a police team led by Ambapura DySP Sukumaran. The operation followed intelligence information and two persons who were in the car have been arrested.
Those arrested are Mansoor (36) and Kiran (34). Both are from Maharashtra. The Maruti Swift car in which they were transporting the cash and gold has been seized. The duo had failed to furnish documents to prove that they were legally carrying the cash and gold. The suspicion is that the cash seized was hawala money.
Investigations are in progress. Circle Inspector VV Manoj, Flying Squad SI Sudhish and others were in the team that arrested the duo.