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Chennai: Gold smuggler picked up for ISIS link

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 8, 2017, 6:15 am IST
Updated Feb 8, 2017, 6:23 am IST
He had made three donations to ISIS and a team of IB officials from Rajasthan had come to trace him based on evidence of his transactions.
A team of Intelligence Bureau officials on Saturday nabbed four people with 3.3  kg of 20 gold bars worth Rs 1 crore.
 A team of Intelligence Bureau officials on Saturday nabbed four people with 3.3 kg of 20 gold bars worth Rs 1 crore.

Chennai: A 40-year-old man from Chennai who was arrested along with three others while trying to smuggle Rs 1 crore worth gold bars from Rajamundhry on Saturday morning at Arambakkam near Chennai was picked up for questioning by central agencies for his suspected links with ISIS. Mohamed Iqbal has been picked up after he was found donating generously to ISIS. He had made three donations to ISIS and a team of IB officials from Rajasthan had come to trace him based on evidence of his transactions.

A team of Intelligence Bureau officials on Saturday nabbed four people with 3.3  kg of 20 gold bars worth Rs 1 crore, in an omnibus coming from Rajahmundry to Chennai at Arambakkam near Gumudipoondi in neighboruing Thiruvallur district. All the four were later handed over to DRI for further action with regard to smuggling while Mohamed Iqbal was taken for further questioning him on money donation to ISIS.

 

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