The Guwahati Police has arrested two persons and seized fake gold statue in the shape of a boat from their possession on Wednesday.
The gold smugglers have been identified as Jubair Ganibhai and Salim Majwathik.
The two gold smugglers were arrested during a search operation conducted by a team of GRP at a platform in the Kamakhya Railway Station.
As per reports, the fake gold was hidden with suparis in a bag. The gold boat was allegedly being smuggled from Guwahati to Gujarat.
The seized gold boat weighs around 2 kgs.
The Guwahati Police has been continuing their operations against fake gold traders.
On February 6, the city police apprehended two individuals from Gorchuk area and seized a fake gold statue in the shape of a boat from their possession. Acting on intelligence input, a team of Gorchuk police raided a house at Katahbari area and seized the fake gold from the duo’s possession. The arrested individuals are Moinul Haque and Nazrul Islam.