Delhi: DRI recovers 66.4 kg smuggled gold

Gold prices in India: The Gold price in Delhi increased on Friday while it was Rs 49,812 per 10 gram on Thursday while silver increased too.

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has caught two trucks smuggling 66.4 kg gold.

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According to the sources, the gold is valued at Rs 35 Crore.

The officers of DRI, Delhi Zonal Unit, identified two trucks suspected to be carrying foreign-origin gold, smuggled into the country through the Indo-Myanmar border.

The sources informed that rummaging of the trucks led to the recovery of 66.4 Kgs of smuggled gold worth Rs 35 crore which was destined for delivery in Punjab.

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The gold was found to be concealed inside the fuel tanks of the trucks.

Five persons apprehended in the case are being examined, the informers added.

-PTC News