Guwahati-In a bid towards the nexus of pretend gold in Assam, the police arrested two individuals in Sonitpur district, officers stated on Sunday.
The arrested individuals are native of Amritsar in Punjab. They have been recognized as Harprit Singh and Balakrishna Dosa.
The police performed an operation within the Gohpur space of the district and arrested the duo. Fake gold that weighs round 1.55 kg have been recovered from the possession of two individuals.
A senior police officer of Gohpur police station informed IANS: “The arrested individuals have come from Amritsar and went to a place in Lakhimpur district to buy fake gold. They bought around 1.55 kg of gold and were heading towards Guwahati. We intercepted their vehicle on Saturday night and seized the fake gold.”
He stated that the faux gold bars have been stored hidden within the automobile during which the duo was travelling. The arrested individuals confessed that they arrived right here to purchase faux gold from a gaggle working in Lakhimpur.
“We have launched a manhunt to nab the gang involved in selling the fake gold in Lakhimpur. Meanwhile, the arrested duo was interrogated and they will be produced before the court, ” the officer added.