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Assam: Fake gold trader apprehended in Guwahati’s Jyotikuchi during raid by STF

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HT Digital,

Guwahati, March 19: Officials reported the seizure of approximately 1.5 kilograms of an object suspected to be counterfeit gold in Guwahati’s Jyotikuchi area on Tuesday.

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Based on credible information about fake gold transactions, the special task force (STF) of Assam Police carried out a raid.

The operation occurred on Dhopolia Road in the Jyotikuchi area, under the jurisdiction of Fatasil Ambari Police Station. During the raid, Birendra Kumar Singh, a 47-year-old resident of Balua village in Bihar’s Patna district, was apprehended.

Officials seized from him a boat-shaped object weighing 1.509 kilograms, suspected to be fake gold, along with Rs 500 cash and a mobile phone.

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