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Second gold seizure at Agartala Airport

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Agartala, July 11, 2018: In second capture over past three days, CISF seized eight gold bars from a Kolkata bound passenger at Agartala airport on Wednesday. The haulier has been identified as Bachha Lal, a resident of Uttar Pradesh.

He confessed to have come to the state to transmit the contraband in lieu of money. CISF later handed him over to police.

Police said they have launched investigation based on inputs furnished by the detainee.

Earlier on Monday CISF detained a Bangladeshi traveler with six gold bars. He was captured before flying out to Kolkata.