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Duty free employee at Delhi airport helped smuggle gold, held

“Neither the two accused nor the Duty Free Shop employee knew each other. They were given a codeword by their handlers, which they shared with each other,” the official added.

Mumbai: Two held for smuggling 500-kg red sanders worth Rs 2.5 crore

The police have booked the two accused under Sections 379 (theft) and 34 (common intention) of the IPC along with several sections of the Indian Forest Act, 1927. They were produced in court on Friday.


India, Nepal agree to set up hotline for effective coordination in checking smuggling

The two top officials had met in Kathmandu on Monday and Tuesday for the 19th annual Indo-Nepal Director General-level talks, the officials said.

Mohali: South African among two arrested with 1 kg heroin

The AIG further explained that Amninder Singh, a Class XI dropout, had been taking drugs for around a year and even supplying drugs for nearly eight months.

Jet Airways crew member arrested for money laundering: All you need to know

According to DRI, one of the methods used by the Jet Airways crew member included wrapping the money in aluminium foil to avoid detection.

Jet Airways staff took seven trips to Hong Kong to launder cash, says DRI

Explaining the modus operandi, the DRI officer claimed that after fixing her commission, Kulshreshtha travelled for the first time with $50,000.


Snake venom worth Rs 100 crore seized at Barasat, 3 held

State CID's Special Operation Group (SOG) along with the Border Security Force (BSF) conducted a raid at Barasat this morning and recovered three jars containing snake venom with a market value of Rs 100 crore.

Two Indians charged with smuggling cigarettes into US

A Florida federal court charged two Indians for smuggling counterfeit cigarettes into the United States. The accused are facing up to 10 years in jail and a fine of up to USD 500,000, the Department of Justice said.

Your officer helped smuggle antiques: DRI to Punjab

Nanda was arrested by the DRI on February 6 for alleged smuggling of at least 13 antiques and artefacts from India to US, UK and Hong Kong. The DRI has seized about 80 antiques and artefacts from Nanda and his associates across the country.

Jammu: Five arrested, 16 vehicles seized in connection with bovine smuggling

Since blanket ban on transportation of bovine animals in vehicles in Rajouri district by the Deputy Commissioner, the smugglers have adopted a new strategy of crossing the nakas along with animals on foot and thereafter reload them after covering some distance, police said.