The Ahmedabad Crime Branch busted a gold smuggling racket. police have arrested two men including a goldsmith from Manek Chowk.
Arrested accused identified as Jignesh alias Jigar Rathore (30), a resident of Naroda, and Ketan Soni (52) from Manek Chowk. police seized Rs 45 lakh in cash, Rs 32 lakh worth of gold, dirhams, and an iPhone from him. The total worth of the seized items was Rs 80 lakh.
The complex operation involved smuggling gold from Dubai using undergarments and sanitary pads filled with gold paste.
Jignesh and his wife had smuggled a significant quantity of gold from Dubai via Mumbai. the accused wore heavy undergarments and sanitary pads filled with gold paste in Dubai before smuggling it into India.