GUWAHATI CITY

Gold bars, silver-coated rods seized

GUWAHATI, May 21: Following a tip-off, the Paltan Bazaar Police station on Sunday night arrested one Vikash Kumar Thaparia, a resident from Rajashthan from Paltan Bazaar area allegedly for smuggling four pieces of gold bars weighing 726 gm, worth Rs 30 lakh. According to police source, some unknown person (s) delivered the commodity to Thaparia at Paltan Bazaar; apparently he was bound to Joypur after receiving it. The gold bars were contained in geometry box. On the other hand, Special task Force (STF) of the Assam Police has arrested two persons besides recovering silver coated rod weighing 590 gm on Monday. The arrested were Murari Lal Power and Sera Ram Sincha, both from Rajashthan.