gold smuggling

Customs official held in Kerala for role in smuggling of gold

The DRI had also arrested an accountant of a gold shop and the two were remanded to judicial custody.

published on : 24th May 2019

Two, including ground staffer, held with 3.3 kg of gold at Kochi airport

The arrested were Paul Jose, 27, of Nayathodu, Ernakulam, and Muhammed Ashraf, 27, hailing from Malappuram.

published on : 18th May 2019

Bengaluru: Gold worth Rs 1.14 crore seized from air passengers

In a different seizure by the Customs on May 14, a woman passenger was found carrying a gold chain coated with a silver colour from a flight heading to the city from Muscat.

published on : 18th May 2019

Insider role in Thiruvananthapuram airport gold smuggling case

Meanwhile, intelligence sources said the buck will not stop with any one agency and all stakeholders of the airport are under scrutiny.

published on : 18th May 2019

Iranian saffron, gold worth Rs 70 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Air Intelligence Unit sleuths from the Customs department foiled bids to smuggle Iranian saffron worth Rs 60 lakh and gold worth Rs 13.3 lakh and arrested one person at the airport here on Thursday.

published on : 17th May 2019

Customs sleuths foil Lankan flyer's bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 1 cr into Chennai 

On extraction by heat treatment, 2.93-kg gold of 24K purity was recovered. Gold ring and chains weighing 159 gm were also recovered.

published on : 16th May 2019

Trivandrum: Nabbed duo was on maiden smuggling mission?

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sources said they are in the initial stage of probe into the gold smuggling case and hence cannot reveal much.

published on : 14th May 2019

RGIA fifth-most susceptible airport for gold smuggling across the world

As per officials, passengers seem to be flying to the city from different parts of the world like Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok and other countries.

published on : 13th May 2019

Insiders within airport and airline staff make detection difficult

The receivers in Hyderabad are responsible for monitoring the operation and the actual collection, toward which they deploy confidential persons right outside the RGI Airport.

published on : 13th May 2019

Gold smuggling in paste form: CBI exposes nexus

According to CBI officials, Saroh made a deal with smugglers based in West Asia to smooth the customs process for the carriers.

published on : 8th May 2019

Bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 41.65 lakh foiled at Chennai airport

In a separate incident, two female passengers who had arrived by Gulf Air flight GF 068, were intercepted by AIU officers at exit on suspicion of carrying gold.

published on : 8th May 2019

CBI raids residences of accused in Kochi airport gold smuggling case

The CBI on Friday carried out searches at the houses of three persons, including a Customs havildar who was facilitating gold smuggling through Cochin International Airport.

published on : 4th May 2019

Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle gold

The Air Intelligence Unit of the Customs department foiled bids to smuggle 3.4kg gold worth `1.12 crore at Chennai Airport and arrested two persons in this regard.

published on : 27th April 2019

Bid to smuggle gold, foreign currency foiled by Customs department at Chennai Airport

A customs release said AIU officials detected two cases of gold smuggling on Wednesday night and one case of foreign currency on Thursday morning.

published on : 26th April 2019

1.36-kg gold worth Rs 44.4 lakh seized in separate incidents at Chennai airport

Air Intelligence Unit sleuths of the Customs department foiled attempts to smuggle 1.36-kg gold worth `44.4 lakh in separate incidents at the Chennai airport.

published on : 25th April 2019
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