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Four Smugglers Arrested From MBB Airport With One Kg Gold

Incidents of gold smuggling and ganja smuggling through Agartala MBB Airport are increasing day by day.

Smugglers trying to smuggle gold biscuits, gold ornaments, gold pieces in their luggage and on their bodies .

However, security officers, CISF officers, state police immigration officers and customs officers are on alert.

If these airport security officers are not careful, the smugglers will get the scope to smuggle gold.

According to the report last Tuesday too, customs officers raided the airport terminal on a tip-off and caught a gang of smugglers from outside the state.

Seven people of smuggling racket took the gold and divided it into different planes. While leaving, the customs officers detained them along with a huge amount of gold.

The smugglers were caught while carrying gold ornaments worth one kilo and one hundred grams.

About Rs seventy lakh worth of gold was recovered from them. Some of the smugglers arrested are belongs from West Bengal, some from Maharashtra and Delhi.

Four others, including Pradip Yadav (32), Onkar Soni (35) and Pradip Sonar (34), were detained by Customs. There was also a woman in this gang of smugglers.

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