Jeweller held with gold biscuits at Agartala airport

Agartala, Jun 28 (PTI) A man was apprehended with 16 gold biscuits at the Agartala airport on Wednesday, police said.

Biplab Chowdhury, who was at the airport to catch a flight to Kolkata, was allegedly carrying the gold biscuits in his luggage, they said.

The gold biscuits, worth around Rs 1 crore, were found during luggage check by the airline staff, following which they informed the police and the Customs.

Chowdhury owns a jewellery store in Agartala, police said.

He was handed over to Customs for an investigation and necessary legal action, said Rana Chatterjee, the officer-in-charge of the Airport police station.