Gold Worth Rs 1.5 Crore Seized From Four Rajasthan 'Couriers' At Kanpur Railway Station
Kanpur, Sep 17 (TNA) The Government Railway Police (GRP) has arrested four people in Kanpur with gold worth Rs 1.5 crore. GRP CO Qamar-ul-Hasan Khan informed reporters that the accused were transporting gold without paying tax. GST, Income Tax teams are investigating at their level, he informed.
The 3.5 kg gold was seized at the Kanpur railway station. The four youth are from Rajasthan and had boarded the train from Delhi to Kanpur Central by the Brahmaputra Express train.
After the arrest the youth said they were merely couriers and were transporting the gold from one city to another. It is suspected that gold was being sent in this way to evade GST and income tax.
The accused have been identified as Ramesh Saini, Manoj Saini, Surendra Kumar Saini and Deepak alias Deepu resident of Dholpur, Rajasthan and the gold was in form of five gold biscuits of 490 grams and about three kg of gold ornaments. It also had rings, necklaces, nose nails, chains etc.
In the preliminary inquiry, it has been learned that he is the deliveryman of the courier company Sai Air Parcel Service. From Kanpur, he had to go to Varanasi or Patna, but due to rain, he could not get out of the station.
Seeing them roaming in suspicious condition, the GRP jawans interrogated them and found the gold. During interrogation in the police station, the youth told that where to go after Kanpur, it was to be told later.