250 kg of silver seized in Sambalpur

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Sambalpur: Police seized nearly 250 kg of silver, including two silver bricks weighing 5 kg each in Sambalpur today while it was being illegally transported in a car from Chhattisgarh.

Acting on a tip off, the city police along with the Commerce and Transport department officials intercepted the vehicle carrying silver.

As per latest report, police have detained two persons in connection with the incident and is currently interrogating them.

Meanwhile, locals alleged that silver and gold smuggling is rampant through the city to save taxes.

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