Directorate of revenue intelligence on 28 august arrested 8 smugglers. they were travelling from mizroam (Myanmar) borders to Indian capital.
it is also found that these 8 were travelling with fake id proofs.
the DRI seized 504 gold bars. which are worth 46 crores and all together weighed about 83 kg.
they were travelling by the railways. and all the gold was hidden in well stitched cloths. it is said that the cloths were stitched for the purpose of this the gold.
the gold bars were identified to be of the foreign origin. and the people who were carrying these were the locals. who did this for the sake of earning money. there were some big smugglers behind them. the investigation is further been looked upon.
it was later been checked and found that the gold purity was almost 100%. these 8 smugglers are now arrested and charges are implicated on them.
further details of the actual masterminds is still been looked upon.