Silver Bricks, Ornaments Weighing Over 1 Quintal Seized From Car


Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths here have seized silver bricks and ornaments weighing more than 1 quintal from a car near Tangi Tollgate.

Besides, Rs 14 lakh cash was also seized from the vehicle’s secret chamber.

Acting on a tip-off, an excise department team intercepted an SUV bearing registration number of West Bengal. Following the search, the officials recovered silver bricks and ornaments.

Sources said that the vehicle was en route to Kharagpur from Aska.

A case has been registered against the accused and further investigation into the incident is underway, added sources.

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