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Gujarat: 2 Customs superintendents among seven booked by CBI

January 30, 2021 2:10 am

The authorities found out that Shahidul Chowdhury and his brother Sajahan Chowdhury run a jewellery shop in Vapi and have been involved in gold smuggling for many months prior to June 2019.

Kerala gold smuggling case: Voice clip triggers political storm

November 20, 2020 5:50 am

DGP (prisons) Rishiraj Singh said cyber police have been asked to examine the authenticity of the clip. DIG (prisons) Ajaya Kumar, who met Swapna after the clip emerged, said the voice was prima facie identified as that of her, but it was not recorded from the jail.

Kerala: Suspended IAS officer M Sivasankar arrested in gold smuggling case

October 29, 2020 2:24 am

Sivasankar had been a powerful bureaucrat in the CPI (M) government for the last four years.

21 kg of jewellery seized at Hyderabad airport; many jewellers under scanner

October 07, 2020 7:37 am

Even after 24-hours of the seizure, to the surprise of the officials, nobody has approached the officials to stake claim of the seized consignment.

Kerala gold smuggling case: Accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair remanded in judicial custody

July 12, 2020 10:41 pm

The accused, remanded to 30 day custody, underwent the mandatory COVID-19 test and would be sent to coronavirus care facilities, official sources said.

MHA transfers Kerala gold smuggling case to NIA, cites 'implications for national security'

July 11, 2020 8:01 am

The case pertains to the seizure of 30 kilogram of smuggled gold from a diplomatic cargo addressed to the UAE Consulate-General Office in Thiruvananthapuram last week.

Kerala: Probe into actress extortion bid exposes gold smuggling racket using celebrities, says Police

June 30, 2020 6:39 am

Kochi City Police on Monday arrested celebrity hair stylist Harris, who hails from Thrissur district, in connection with cases pertaining to extortion of actress Shamna Kasim and some models.

Hyderabad: 4 arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs 1.38 crore

February 25, 2020 7:40 pm

According to an official press statement, the officials intercepted one person traveling by a private bus at the toll plaza and subsequently, three more persons who were traveling by a private cab were caught.

Gujarat: Two more passengers caught at airport with gold in rectum

February 04, 2020 4:57 am

Addressing reporters, Kumar Santosh, Principal Commissioner, Customs, Ahmedabad, said that since April 2019, the Ahmedabad customs department registered 113 cases of gold smuggling where 77 kilograms of gold worth Rs 27 crore was brought into Gujarat, to feed the jewellery market demand.

Smuggled inside body, beaten into paste; gold worth Rs 1.66 cr seized in a day at Hyderabad airport

January 24, 2020 7:24 pm

In five different cases, the DRI arrested four passengers who were involved in smuggling gold and recovered a total of 4083.46 grams, the market rate of which is around Rs 1.66 crore.