PERSONS WITH GOLD ORNAMENTS IN THEIR POSSESSION APPREHENDED REDHANDEDLY BY RPF/ER/HOWRAH
Kolkata, April 12, 2021:
In the evening of 9.4.2021, officers & staff of RPF/Howrah, acting on a tip off, intercepted two suspects at Howrah Railway station at Platform No.9 at about 20.20 hrs. while they were going to board 02351 UP Randendranagar Express Special on their way to Hatada Jn. The RPF team detained them and while interrogation they disclosed their identity.
During search of their luggage, gold ornaments of total weight 219.5 grams, total value of Rs. 10 lakhs (approx.) was found in their possession.
They failed to give neither any satisfactory reply nor produced relevant documents regarding huge quantity of gold ornaments. As it raised suspicion, officers of State GST Authority, Kolkata were informed and called upon. After proper documentation and verification the seized ornaments with suspects were handed over to them for further investigation into the matter.