The seized gold bars valued at about Rs 5.9 crore (Representational)
Twelve gold bars weighing around 19.95 kg were seized by Customs officials in Imphal today, a department official said.
The gold bars were found concealed in a vehicle plying between Imphal and Jiribam around this morning, Custom Division SP N Meiraba said.
The seized gold bars valued at about Rs 5.9 crore, he said adding that the gold bars were brought from Myanmar.
Acting on a tip off, the vehicle was intercepted at Yumlembam locality in Imphal West district and the driver Md Nazimuddin was taken to custody for investigation.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)