16 kg gold smuggled via sea to India from Sri Lanka

16kg gold

Tamil Nadu, 27 March: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 16.32 kg of gold in Ramanathapuram in wee hours on Sunday.

The DRI teams vio Thoothukudi and Coimbatore routes intercepted a courier van at the coastal Devipattinam, near Ramnad on Sunday night, and seized smuggled gold bars.

They have detained the van driver and taken him to Madurai after overnight stay at the customs office in Ramnathapuram.

The gold bars were said to have been smuggled from Sri Lanka via sea and landed in Thondi coast on Sunday.

 Wefornews Bureau

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