Cops seize huge volumes of gold, hawala money in a big catch in Kerala

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015,19:12 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Malappuram | Police today seized 13 kg gold and Rs 2.8 crore hawala money from a car and arrested five persons in this connection at Perinthalmanna in this district of Kerala today.
Police said, acting on a tip-off , a police team chased the vehicle from Wayalar, bordering Kerala and Tamil Nadu and seized the contraband hidden in the car.
The accused were identified as Vinod Kumar alias Vinu (41), Kunnathur Rasheed (47), Thannirpandal Kalluvettukuzhiyil Manoj alias Manu (47), Payyarakkal Mohammed Salim (32) and Vengasseri Mohammedali alias Kuttyappa (58), all natives of Perinthalmanna in the district, police added.