Cuttack (Reporters Today Bureau): 2kg 29 gms of gold has been seized by the Commissionerate police from a house in Cuttack on Thursday. Two persons have been detained in this connection.
The two accused were identified as Gurpreet Singh and Manpreet Singh from Amritsar, Punjab.
Acting on a tip-off, the Malgodown police conducted a raid at a house and seized over 2kg gold worth 53 lakhs from them, and detained two persons in this connection.
According to the sources, the two accused visit Odisha once every month and they sell gold avoiding inter-state GST to the shop owners. They use to transport gold illegally via train. A fine of Rs 3,23,000 lakh was imposed on them.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.