Three Pak nationals detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh in Rajasthan

The seized items weigh over 700 grams and are worth Rs 23,27,119, the officials said, adding that they were allegedly smuggling them into India from Pakistan.
Three Pak nationals detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh in Rajasthan

Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth overRs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border inRajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said Sunday.

Five gold biscuits of 100 gram each, a gold bangle and threerings were seized from Kishor Kumar Maheshwari, Ramesh Patr and Kailash Mali onSaturday, they said.

The seized items weigh over 700 grams and are worth Rs23,27,119, the officials said, adding that they were allegedly smuggling theminto India from Pakistan.

They were passengers on the Thar-Link Express.

In another incident on Saturday, the Customs, during aroutine check on a Pakistan- bound train, seized 300 suits and 200 scarfs worthRs 1.50 lakh from a Pakistani national Ram Chandra.

The consignment was released after recovering a penalty ofRs 52,500 from Chandra, the official said.

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