The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Wednesday seized smuggled gold worth nearly Rs. 8 crores from Manja area under Karbi Anglong district. According to sources, the gold bars weighed over 18 kilograms.
The gold bars were recovered from a vehicle (registration no AS-09-BS-3330) travelling towards Guwahati. Sources informed that the gold bars were reportedly brought from Myanmar through an international gold smuggling racket
Meanwhile, two people have been arrested regarding the recovery. They were identified as Tari Mansur and Ikbal Hussain.