Huge amount of illegally imported gold seized at Tribhuvan International Airport

Published On: July 19, 2023 10:03 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, July 19: Authorities have seized a substantial amount of gold at Tribhuvan International Airport during special raid conducted by Revenue Investigation Department on Wednesday.

The precise quantity of the seized gold has not been confirmed yet, as the operation is still underway. However, preliminary estimates suggest that the amount exceeds 50 kg, according to senior police officials.

The seizure of such a large amount of gold was made based on specific information that the gold was concealed within the brake shoe of a scooter. Acting on this tip-off, a dedicated team from the Revenue Investigation Department conducted a targeted raid, resulting in the successful seizure of the valuable contraband.

Further details about the operation, including the intended destination of the gold and potential suspects involved, have not been disclosed yet. Authorities continue to conduct thorough investigations to uncover the full extent of this smuggling operation.

A few suspects have also been arrested in connection with the gold smuggling.

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