Fifty-Five Kilograms of Silver Jewelries Seized from Train

Silver seized from train on Monday.

Typography
  • Smaller Small Medium Big Bigger
  • Default Helvetica Segoe Georgia Times

Patna: The railway police on Monday arrested two men from the Howrah-Amritsar Mail and seized 55 kilogram of silver jewelries to the tune of several lakh rupees.

The breakthrough came during routine checking for alcohol on running trains when the railway security officials bumped into two large tote bags in the sleeper bogie of the train when it was approaching Mokama station.

When enquired, two men who were identified as Gajanan Giri of Kolkata and Praveen Seth of Howrah said the bags belonged to them. When opened, security officials were shocked to find hundreds of silver ornaments and jewelries in the bag.

Giri and Seth had reservation for Ambala Cantonment. When asked to show any consignment paper of the jewelries, the men failed to do so.

The two were brought to Patna Junction where they remain in police custody pending further investigation.

BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS

More News...

PU Student Leaders Demand Holding of Union Election

Jan 17, 2018
Joint press conference of PU student leaders on Tuesday.
Patna: Student leaders of five different parties in Patna on Tuesday in a joint appearance issued a deadline to Patna University saying if the…

Morning Fire Destroys Two Shops Outside Patna Junction

Jan 16, 2018
Fire at New Market in Patna on Monday morning.
Patna: An early morning fire in the New Market just outside Patna Junction destroyed a clothing and a shoe warehouse causing loss of several lakh…

Patna's Noted Dramatist Anil Mukherjee Remembered

Jan 16, 2018
Birth anniversary of Anil Kumar Mukherjee observed in Patna on Monday.
Patna: Eminent writers, authors, dramatists, litterateurs, and teachers from various states gathered at Patna's Sahitya Sammelan on Monday to mark…

Tilkut, Dahi-Chura, Kite-flying Mark Makar Sankranti

Jan 15, 2018
Kite-flying organized at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Sunday.
Patna: Patna'ites on Sunday celebrated Makar Sankranti, or Til Sankranti as it is more popularly known in Bihar, by taking early shower or taking a…

Nitish Goes on 'Dahi-Chura' Diplomacy; No Activity at Lalu's Residence

Jan 15, 2018
Nitish Kumar (center) enjoying Dahi-Chura at Vashisht Narayan Singh's residence in Patna on Sunday.
Patna: Like Iftar parties that, besides providing ample opportunities to politicians of all colors and hues to show-off their secular credentials,…

BJP Observes 98th Birth Anniversary of Thakur Prasad

Jan 15, 2018
BJP leaders observing late Thakur Prasad's birth anniversary in Patna on Sunday.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and party workers in Patna on Sunday observed the 98th birth anniversary of late Thakur Prasad, Jan Sangh…

View Your Patna

/30

Your Favorite Recipes on PD

Recipes

Latest Comments

Recent Articles in Readers Write, Lifestyle, Feature, and Blog Sections