BSF seizes gold worth Rs 30L, 1 held
Kolkata: Border Security Force (BSF) have seized gold ornaments worth Rs 30 lakh and arrested one person for his alleged involvement in a smuggling racket.
Acting on a tip off, BSF intercepted the accused in the bordering areas of Tapan area in South Dinajpur. The accused is a resident of Tawadanga under Tapan police station area. The valuables were later handed over to the Customs. A specific case was started at the local police station against the accused.
After starting a probe, police suspect that the accused were trying to smuggle the gold ornaments. Police are probing if the accused was used as a carrier or he was involved in the incident.
BSF came to know there would be attempt of smuggling. They found that one person was riding a motorcycle with a bag. They stopped the motor cycle in Elenpur area which is closed to the border and started a search. During the search, the BSF recovered gold ornaments weighing around 970 gram from his possession.