gold smuggling

Sharp rise in gold smuggling as marriage season catapults demand

While a major portion of the seized consignments in the month of October had their origin in the UAE, September witnessed a number of gold seizures from the North eastern states.

published on : 8th November 2022

Gold attached on slippers, pants’ zip seized at Kochi airport

The customs on Sunday thwarted attempts by carriers to smuggle in gold through unconventional means at Kochi airport. 

published on : 31st October 2022

231g of gold hidden inside aircraft seized at Kochi Airport

The customs also foiled two other attempts by couriers to smuggle in gold.

published on : 29th October 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

As international flights turn domestic, smugglers seize golden chance

International flights that run as domestic flights after reaching Kochi airport (CIAL) are becoming hot spot for gold smuggling.

published on : 28th October 2022

M Sivasankar moves to Central Administrative Tribunal seeking to quash suspension order

Sivasankar was arrested in the gold smuggling case and was in jail for 98 days.

published on : 27th October 2022

Stung by MLA’s actions, Congress latches on to Swapna’s charges against CPM leaders

Swapna, in an interview to a Malayalam TV news channel, revealed how Kadakampally, Sreeramakrishnan and former finance minister T M Thomas Isaac had approached her with sexual intent.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Customs wing seizes Rs 6.7 crore gold in Andhra, four arrested

According to the statement, the Economic Offences Court in Visakhapatnam remanded the accused to judicial custody on Thursday.

published on : 21st October 2022

Ajithkumar named the new law and order ADGP

Ajithkumar was one of the officers whose names were widely doing the rounds to be appointed as Sakhare’s replacement.

published on : 20th October 2022

Smuggling case transfer will ‘mar’ judicial independence: Kerala to SC

The state has also added that the transfer will result in casting aspersions on the independence of the Kerala judiciary. 

published on : 16th October 2022

Transfer will result in casting aspersions on independence of Kerala judiciary: Kerala tells SC 

Striking on the maintainability of the transfer plea, the state has said that the prosecuting agency cannot seek transfer during the pendency of the PMLA case before Special Court, Ernakulam. 

published on : 15th October 2022

SC issues notice on ED’s plea to transfer Kerala gold smuggling case to Bengaluru

The ED contended that there had been concentrated efforts by the state machinery to thwart and derail the investigation under PMLA.

published on : 10th October 2022

Kerala government in SC as ED seeks gold case transfer

Another ground on which transfer was sought by the central agency was that the state machinery was interfering in the probe at every stage.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Bail clause: Swapna Suresh moves Kerala HC

Another accused Sarith P S also filed a similar plea. A division bench of the court will consider the petition on Thursday.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Gold smuggling accused absconds after top secret detention order leaked; Kerala HC orders inquiry 

The court said that in the instant case the explanation offered by the police for the leak of the top-secret communication to the accused was "not at all satisfactory".

published on : 20th September 2022

Gangsters knew passenger concealed gold in rectum, reveals police probe

“Investigation has revealed that gold-smuggling racket insiders are leaking all details about the carriers and their modus-operandi in concealing gold to rival rackets back home.

published on : 8th September 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

Swapna Suresh’s fake certificate: Punjab man nabbed

Police sources said the accused was arrested from his house and he will be brought to Thiruvananthapuram by train.

published on : 24th August 2022

Customs officer in dock over bid to help gold smugglers

The police on Thursday took a customs superintendent at the Kozhikode airport into custody for trying to help two Kasaragod natives smuggle gold.

published on : 19th August 2022
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