CBI’s Anti-Corruption Unit in Kochi has launched a preliminary probe against the Customs officers who were aiding the smuggling racket.
The three chopped as many as 58 red sanders logs, weighing around 1900 kg and tried to escape in their vehicle.
A Class XI boy, who was kidnapped allegedly by gold smugglers on Monday, is back home. Police said the boy called his mother from Mangaluru bus stand on Thursday morning.
The boy (17) and his sister, a class 9 student, were on the way to school on a scooter when four men in a car waylaid them and forcefully took away the boy at Majeerpalla in Majeshwaram.
Treachery and betrayal among gold smugglers have started hitting their homes.
Khora was wanted in 15 offences including cases under the Arms Act, 1959 and NDPS Act of 1985 under different police limits in the district since 2014.
T S Kalyanaraman, chairman and managing director of Kalyan Jewellers, raised concern over spike in customs duty.
Soon, you may spot Caesar hard at work at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).
This investigation has systematically broken up a significant criminal organisation which operated across the south-east, west midlands and into the north of England.
On Wednesday, a huge consignment being transported in vehicles by more than 100 smugglers was detected under Orkel police limits.
The duo plan to smuggle ganja to Kerala in private travels bus to avoid police checking.
A CSG team busted the racket near Nagapattinam in a late night operation on Saturday. The sea cucumbers were preserved in cold storage and being loaded onto vehicles.
Security has been enhanced at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport which is emerging as a conduit point for gold smuggling
They use aircraft as conduit to transfer the yellow metal and illegally hoarded US Dollars in and out of the country.
During the operation constable, Debashis Roy who was part of patrol party ran towards the smugglers to apprehend them.