8.7 kg gold biscuits seized in Mandapam

| Updated: Jan 01, 2017 19:10 IST

Mandapam (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan. 1 (ANI): One person was arrested after the Chennai Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 8.7 kg of gold worth Rs 2.44 crore smuggled from Sri Lanka at Mandapam near Rameswaram. Earlier the Coastal Security Group (CSG) had seized gold biscuits, weighing more than 35 kg, smuggled from Sri Lanka by sea, and arrested two persons. Further details are awaited. (ANI)