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Assam police bust fake gold smuggling gang, apprehend three accused

Guwahati (Assam) [India]): The Special Task Force (STF) of Assam police busted a fake gold smuggling gang on Wednesday evening and apprehended three members of the gang with fake gold and a fake Indian currency note (FICN) in the Jorabat area, on the outskirts of Guwahati. Partha Sarathi Mahanta, DIG (STF), told ANI that, acting on intelligence input regarding the dealing and delivery of fake gold, a raid was conducted in the 8th-mile area of Jorabat under Basistha police station jurisdiction.
"During the operation, the sleuths of STF apprehended three persons, along with one four-wheeler, one boat-shaped fake gold weighing about 1.627 kg, 150 FICN numbers of Rs 500 denomination (total of Rs 75,000), two mobile phone numbers, etc.," Partha Sarathi Mahanta said.
The apprehended persons were identified as Monsur Ali (23 years old), Rajib Ali (24 years old) and Jahidul Islam (21 years old). (ANI)

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