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Gold-drugs worth Rs 29 crore seized in Nagaland, 9 arrested : Report 5Oct 2021


Gold-drugs worth Rs 29 crore seized in Nagaland

Kohima, October 5 | In Nagaland’s biggest ever smuggling of liquor, the police have recovered 290 gold bars weighing 48.14 kg and a huge quantity of narcotics value about Rs 29 crore and arrested 9 people. The police gave this data on Monday.

Nagaland Additional Director General of Police (Administration) Sandeep M. Tamgadge mentioned that the state police, acting on a tip-off, seized gold and narcotics from narcotics test posts at Khujama, Kohima in separate actions on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Is.

He mentioned the police on Sunday intercepted a car on the Kohima-Imphal National Highway and recovered the smuggled gold hidden inside the cover of the gear lever of the car, which was neatly packed in 29 packets, every packet containing a complete of Rs. There were 10 gold bars with a weight. The gold bars had been 48.14 kg and value greater than Rs 22.78 crore.

He mentioned that this seizure is the one largest seize of smuggled bullion within the state.

Two persons – Saurabh Singh (35) and Pawan Kumar (45), each residents of Uttar Pradesh have been arrested. In keeping with the ADGP, seven people had been arrested in three separate operations on Saturday, Sunday and from the same place on Monday. and 1.84 kg heroin packed in 88 soap boxes and one kg opium packed in 12 packets.

The price of these medicine is round Rs 6.50 crore.

Gold-drugs worth Rs 29 crore seized in Nagaland, 9 arrested
Gold-drugs worth Rs 29 crore seized in Nagaland, 9 arrested

Assam Rifles and Border Safety Force (BSF) officials mentioned the medicine, particularly the extremely addictive methamphetamine, contained a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine and several other different contrabands, and that arms and ammunition had been typically smuggled out of Myanmar. , which shares an unfenced border of 1,643 km. With 4 northeastern states – Mizoram (510 km), Arunachal Pradesh (520 km), Manipur (398 km) and Nagaland (215 km).

Whereas the Assam Rifles guards the Indo-Myanmar border, the BSF guards the 1,880 km Indo-Bangladesh borders with the 4 northeastern states of Tripura (856 km), Meghalaya (443 km), Mizoram (318 km) and Assam (263 km). has been except West Bengal (2216 km).

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