Pune: Gold ornaments weighing over 15 kilograms worth Rs 4.38 crore was seized from the two passengers of an Chennai-Kurla Express at Pune Railway Station police said on Wednesday. The Pune unit of the Government Railway Police (GRP) have arrested two people when they failed to show the papers related to valuable ornaments. The GRP team has also alerted the Income Tax department and handed over the case to IT department.

According to the Pune GRP, the two person has been identified as Sumer Mukan Singh (32) and Hariom Puroshottam Parik (30), both are the residents of Rajasthan. The two person has boarded into Chennai-Kurla Express train. When the train reached Pune Raiway station, the GRP officials were on daily routine check-up on Monday evening.

During checking, the officials noticed over the two men carrying a bag, and found suspicious. When the officials opened the bag they found in possession of gold ornaments weighninh 15.56 kg. When inquired the two person failed to show the papers relating to valuable ornaments.

Pune GRP superintendent Prabhakar Budhwant said, ‘when they failed to show the papers related to the gold we immediately arrested them and alerted the Income Tax department. After inquiring about the source of the Valuable ornaments, we handed over the case to IT department. Further the investigation is going on.’

The probe was supervised by SP Prabhakar Budhwant, DYSP Tukaram Wahile and the probe team comprised of PI Sanjay Satav, API Himmat Mane Patil, assistant sub inspector Babasaheb Ombase, and constables Santosh Lakhe, Milind Alande, Bhimashankar Bamnalikar, Ganesh Shinde and Kailas Jadhav.