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Gold smuggling bids foiled with back-to-back seizures at Lucknow, Mumbai airports

May 11, 2022 8:08 am

On receiving intelligence, officers of DRI on May 6 inspected a consignment, which had arrived from Dubai at Air Cargo Complex, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.

West Bengal: BSF seizes 40 gold biscuits worth Rs 2.42 crore near Bangladesh border

March 17, 2022 5:04 pm

According to the statement, the total weight of the seized gold biscuits is 4.6 kg and is estimated to cost Rs 2.42 crore.

Passenger held for smuggling gold worth Rs 34.8 lakh at Pune airport

February 11, 2022 6:35 pm

According to the Customs department, this is the latest in a series of smuggling cases detected by Pune Customs officers since international flights commenced earlier this year.

Mumbai: Three held by DRI for ‘role in gold smuggling racket’

August 15, 2021 8:41 pm

The accused were arrested in connection with a consignment that was intercepted on August 2 at International Courier Terminal in Mumbai. The interception had led to the recovery of 5.252 kg gold valued at Rs 2.33 crore.

Gold worth Rs 616.2 crore seized in Kerala in 5 yrs: MoS Finance

August 11, 2021 5:55 pm

Of this, 429.93 kg of gold worth Rs 186.14 crore was seized in 684 cases in 2020, while 726.31 kg of gold worth Rs 241.67 crore was seized in 1,076 cases in 2019, the data showed.

Delhi: Four staffers of SpiceJet, IndiGo among seven held for smuggling gold

July 25, 2021 8:00 am

Officials said three passengers from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, arrived at IGIA on July 20 and were intercepted at the baggage search counter.

Kerala: After five killed in car accident, police suspect links to gold smuggling

June 21, 2021 10:26 pm

Though the police haven't formally corroborated the suspicions of gold smuggling, a top officer involved in the probe said that the five men killed in the accident have connections to a gold smuggling racket operating out of Calicut airport.

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.