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Memory cards, gold worth Rs 3.49 cr seized at NCT by Customs

| | NEW DELHI

Gold and memory cards worth Rs 3.49 crore have been seized by customs department officials at the New Courier Terminal (NCT) in Delhi. According to a release by the customs department, two packages, which had come from Hong Kong and Bangkok and claimed to have been carrying Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) devices for computers by their senders, were examined on Wednesday. Upon opening the first consignment, 36 packets carrying 43,020 pieces of memory cards, it said, adding the market value of the goods is about Rs 1.72 crore.

In the second package, six gold bars (weighing a total of 6kg) were found inside it. The gold, valuing about Rs 1.77 crore, has been seized, the release said. Both the packages were misdeclared and were not carrying UPS but the confiscated goods, it said. Efforts are on to nab the accused, said a customs official.

 
 
 
 
 

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