Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

Samsung reviews govt show cause notice

“This is a tax dispute involving interpretation of law. We are reviewing the notice and are exploring legal opinion,” a Samsung India spokesperson.

published on : 13th January 2023

Telangana: DRI busts two drug labs in Hyderabad, seizes mephedrone worth Rs 50 crore

The DRI started an immediate follow-up action; the mastermind and main financier of this activity was  nabbed at Gorakhpur, as he was attempting to flee to Nepal with cash of Rs 60 lakh.

published on : 27th December 2022

Routes for smuggling wildlife across countries used to traffic weapons, drugs: Report

The report said DRI plays a pivotal role in tackling environmental crimes across international borders and that Customs formations across India have also made some significant seizures.

published on : 11th December 2022

DRI seized 833kg of smuggled gold in FY21-22, maximum seizure from Myanmar

About 37% of the total gold seized had its origin from Myanmar, 20% from Middle East and 7% from Bangladesh. Gold (24K) price currently hovers around Rs 47 lakh/kg. 

published on : 5th December 2022

DRI expands probe into gold seizure from international flight at Kochi airport

The enforcement agencies also found that the members of the racket were using new faces as couriers for each assignment.

published on : 29th October 2022

Gold worth Rs 5.6 crore seized from 57 passengers at Tiruchy airport

In April, the DRI had caught an airline cabin crew and a passenger and recovered 2.5 kg gold from them.

published on : 4th September 2022

DRI seizes heroin worth Rs 100 crore at Bengaluru airport 

The seizure was made recently from the baggage of a Telangana native, who reached the Kempegowda International Airport from Ethiopia.

published on : 27th August 2022

DRI, Customs to work together to keep India safe from drugs: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said that the 'Drug Destruction Day' event will highlight CBIC officers' commitment to people to act against drug smugglers, both through the court of law and destruction of material.

published on : 8th June 2022

56 kg of cocaine, worth Rs 500 crore, seized from container near Gujarat's Mundra port

While DRI officials did not disclose the value of the seized contraband, it could be close to Rs 500 crore as one kilogram of cocaine is known to fetch around Rs 10 crore in international markets.

published on : 26th May 2022

Rs 80 Cr worth Cocaine seized, two held at Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

According to DRI, smuggling drugs by Air increased with easing restrictions on air travel and increased passenger traffic. 

published on : 2nd May 2022

Tanzanian arrested with cocaine worth Rs 11.57 crore at RGIA

According to the DRI, the sleuths intercepted the passenger who disembarked an Air Emirates flight on April 21 based on data analysis and intelligence gathering. 

published on : 27th April 2022

Heroin worth Rs 21.9 crore seized from Malawian at RGIA, Hyderabad

Based on credible information, she was intercepted and thorough examination of her checked-in baggage and a trolley bag revealed concealment of heroin.

published on : 26th April 2022

Gujarat drug haul: 205 kg of heroin seized from container near Kandla port, DRI arrest importer

So far, 205.6 kg of heroin, valued at Rs. 1439 crores in the illicit market, has been recovered. The detailed examination of the consignment is still undergoing at the port.  

published on : 25th April 2022

Tamil Nadu: DRI sleuths nab an airline crew and passenger; seize gold paste weighing 2.5 kg 

Usually, the smuggling activity would be high during April and May.

published on : 18th April 2022

Drugs worth Rs 40 Lakhs concealed in antique wall clock seized

The booking from Bengaluru had been made under fictitious names and addresses. 

published on : 7th March 2022