Hyderabad, Dec 4 : Officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Hyderabad Zonal Unit have seized 1.7 kg of smuggled foreign-marked gold worth Rs 66.64 lakhs near Charminar, here.
Acting on the basis of specific intelligence, officers of DRI, Hyderabad Zonal Unit intercepted a person near Charminar, who arrived by bus.
He was found to be carrying 1.7 kg of smuggled foreign-marked gold, valued at Rs 66.64 lakh, a DRI statement here said on Wednesday.
The said gold was seized and the person was arrested, under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962. Further investigation is in progress, the statement added. (UNI)