Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Customs Department


Customs assistant commissioner sends Amazon gift cards to ‘senior officer’, loses Rs 80,500 in cyber fraud

November 17, 2022 2:44 pm

The complainant told the police he received a message on WhatsApp from a person who kept a senior customs officer's photo as the display picture.

3 Sudanese nationals held for smuggling gold worth Rs 1.82 cr at Delhi airport: Customs

August 05, 2021 2:10 pm

On detailed personal and baggage search of all three, gold bars weighing 4,113 grams (4.1 kg) having tariff value of Rs 1.82 crore were found, it said.

Watch: Delhi Customs destroys heroin worth Rs 1,000 crore

January 25, 2020 10:53 am

The Delhi Customs Saturday destroyed over 207 kgs of heroin at a designated site in Nilothi.

Delhi: Customs department orders enquiry after death of Bolivian national

April 29, 2018 4:48 am

Sources said that as officials were taking him back to the airport to hand over his belongings, he complained of uneasiness.

Customs department seizes gold worth over Rs 90 lakh; 2 arrested

January 23, 2018 11:32 am

Customs department sleuths seized 333.8 grams of gold worth Rs 10 lakh from Sivaiah Kokkanti (44) who arrived from Kuwait, while 379 grams of yellow metal worth Rs 11.4 lakh was seized from Barakathnisa Shamsudeen who arrived from Bangkok.

Black Label caught in red tape, no takers at liquor auctions

December 17, 2015 8:47 am

According to the FSSAI official, the Customs should seek its clearance before an auction. “No unsafe food should enter the country,” he said.

Bombay HC asks customs dept to pay informer due reward money

May 11, 2015 1:48 am

Petition says informer had helped the dept seize an illegal cargo but was not paid according to the reward policy.

After HomeMin, Customs now plans passenger risk-profiling

October 28, 2014 1:54 am

Frequent fliers from risk-prone regions to be under scanner.

Radio collar stuck in Customs dept, release of tigress into Pench stalled

August 19, 2014 1:04 am

The satellite-aided radio collar, costing Rs 3.5 lakh with accessories, had reached India from Germany in February.

DRI asks FinMin to reduce gold import duty

July 01, 2014 1:23 am

Smuggling up by 600% in terms of amount confiscated, with 2,700 seizures worth Rs693 cr in FY14.