Three arrested in WB with gold worth Rs 1.2 crore

ANI | Updated: Feb 24, 2018 19:32 IST

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India] Feb 24(ANI): Three people have been arrested from New Jalpaiguri Railway station near Siliguri in West-Bengal with gold worth Rs 1.2 crore.

Acting on a tip off the Director of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Siliguri unit, seized Switzerland Gold bars and biscuits last night. The bars and biscuits weighted 3.618kg.

The gold is believed to be of foreign origin and estimated to be valued around 1.2 crore in the market.

The gold was seized from Padatik Express which was coming from Coochbehar.

According to Ratan Banik, lawyer for the DRI, the three arrested persons, Nitish Debnath, Rupam Sen and Pradip Debnath are residents of Coochbehar. The three accused were produced in a court in Siliguri by the DRI officers today.(ANI)

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