Illegal transport of silver ornaments; man arrested

Team Udayavani, Oct 9, 2019, 8:40 AM IST

Uppala: The excise department officials arrested a person who was transporting 12 kg of silver ornaments without proper documentation in a bus at Vamanjoor checkpost on Tuesday Oct 8.

The accused is identified as Keshava (45), a resident of Uppinangady in Karnataka. He has revealed that he was taking the silver ornaments to a jewellery at store located in Kumble. The silver ornaments have been handed over to sales tax officials.

The silver ornaments were seized from a KSRTC bus which was travelling from Mangaluru towards Kasaragod in Kerala.

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