Rajnandgaon: The Revenue Intelligence team from Raipur was stationed at Mohani Jewelers of Nandara-based Jasraj Shantilal Baid firm for two days, which left around 5 am today. It is learned that major action was being taken on smuggling related to gold and silver, which has been going on for two consecutive days and today the authorities have confirmed the recovered goods.
According to the information received, the team of Revenue Intelligence started raiding operations in the house of Nandraj of Jasraj Shantilal Baid around 12 noon on May 1, which went on till the morning of May 3 at 5 o’clock. The officer of Revenue Intelligence, riding in 2 other vehicles including 3 Innova, reached Mohani Jewelers’ Vijay Baid’s residence in Nandai and started investigation. During this time no one was being allowed inside nor was anyone allowed to go out.
After the continuous action by the team of Revenue Intelligence, a big disclosure has been made today. It has been reported that cash worth Rs 32 lakh including 5 thousand kg silver, 4.5 kg gold has been recovered from Mohini Jewelers. Along with the officials, the team of CGST and Central Excise also came from Raipur for questioning.
Additional Superintendent of Police Kavilash Tandon said that on May 1, the team of Central Excise raided Red’s firm in the firm of Jasraj Shantilal Ved located at Nandai Road. The said jewelery merchant has received cash of Rs 32 lakh including 5 thousand kg silver, 4.5 kg gold. This information was given to us by an officer from Raipur and he said that we need a carriage and some policemen to carry this stuff, which has been provided by us.
According to information received from the sources, Revenue Intelligence team, CGST and Central Excise team have given three people from Mohini Jewelers of Jasraj Shantilal Baid’s firm, Nandai Road, Vijay Baid (Rajnandgaon), Sheru Jain (Savni Maharashtra) and Gautam Baid (Rajnandgaon). Has taken Raipur for questioning with her. According to the information received, Rajnandgaon is the biggest raid of the bullion businessman till date.