4 Dec 2022, Guwahati: On Saturday in Guwahati’s Basistha Chariali area, Assam Police arrested five people and seized fake gold bars from their possession.
Two of those arrested are from Jharkhand, two from the Lakhimpur district, and one from the Barpeta district.
The Hatigaon Police recovered four fake gold bars from their possession.
According to the Guwahati City Police, Santosh Jauri and Mukesh Kumar from Jharkhand had come to buy the gold. The sellers were identified as Hasen Ali of Naoboicha, Sirajul Ali of Salbari, and Sahidul Islam of Lakhimpur.
They were attempting to dupe someone, according to police.
It may be noted that legal action has been taken in this case, and further investigation is underway.