Updated January 3rd, 2024 at 23:04 IST

Assam police arrested three people in fake gold smuggling gang

Assam police's STF busted a fake gold smuggling gang on Wednesday evening and arrested three of the gang members in possession of fake gold and FICN.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Fake gold scam busted by Assam police | Image:ANI
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Guwahati: In the Jorabat area, on the outskirts of Guwahati, the Assam police's Special Task Force (STF) busted a fake gold smuggling gang on Wednesday evening and arrested three of the gang members in possession of fake gold and a fake Indian currency note (FICN).

Partha Sarathi Mahanta, DIG (STF), told ANI that, acting on intelligence input regarding the dealing and delivery of fake gold, a raid was conducted in the 8th-mile area of Jorabat under Basistha police station jurisdiction.

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"During the operation, the sleuths of STF apprehended three persons, along with one four-wheeler, one boat-shaped fake gold weighing about 1.627 kg, 150 FICN numbers of Rs 500 denomination (total of Rs 75,000), two mobile phone numbers, etc.," Partha Sarathi Mahanta said.

The apprehended persons were identified as Monsur Ali (23 years old), Rajib Ali (24 years old) and Jahidul Islam (21 years old). (With inputs from ANI) 
 

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Published January 3rd, 2024 at 23:04 IST