Gold bars smuggled from Sri Lanka seized in TN

Gold bars weighing about 16 kg smuggled from Sri Lanka and valued at around Indian Rs 5 crore, were seized from two persons near Pamban in Tamil Nadu yesterday, the Press Trust of India reported.

Acting on a tip-off, DRI sleuths intercepted two persons on a bike near Pamban and confiscated 16 kgs of gold smuggled from Sri Lanka, from them, the Police said.

The duo hailing from this district have been detained for interrogation.