Verma admitted that the said gold was smuggled from Bangladesh, DRI sources said adding that the arrested person could not produce any legal document in support of gold he was possessing.
The said gold was seized under Customs Act 1962 and the person was arrested under the provisions of the said Act, the sources said.
On the basis of revelations made by Gyan Chand Verma during interrogation, raids are being conducted by the DRI authorities at the premises of Verma's accomplices simultaneously at Varanasi and Kolkata to nab them.
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