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Customs seize 200-year-old East India Company's Tracker Telescope in Guwahati

Customs seize 200-year-old East India Company's Tracker Telescope in Guwahati

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 12 May 2018, 02:37 am

Guwahati, May 11 (IBNS): The Customs sleuths have seized a 200-year-old East India Company's Tracker Telescope in Guwahati.

A Customs department official said that, based on intelligence input, the sleuths launched an operation and seized the 200-year-old  Tracker Telescope from one person at Kahilipara area in the city.

The man was looking for a intending buyer from Bhutan.

The Customs department registered a case under Customs Act and Antiquities and Treasures Act 1972.

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is examining to ascertain the genuineness of the antique value.


(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath) 

Customs seize 200-year-old East India Company's Tracker Telescope in Guwahati

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