Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for AERO) and PAEC, and to cause those goods to be exported from the United States to the entities without export licenses in violation of federals law.”
Two Chinese drones seized in Punjab, soldier among 3 held
Punjab Police on Friday seized two highly sophisticated Chinese-made drones and arr...
FM releases stamp to commemorate DRI’s role
After releasing the stamp, Sitharaman stressed on the critical need for training officers of DRI ...
Gold smuggling on the rise as high prices boost appeal in India
Gold in India touched a record high of 39,885 rupees ($563) per 10 grams in early September.
Illegal cancer drugs from Bangladesh flood local market
Illegal import of drugs from Bangladesh and other neighbouring countries have further added to the woes of pharmaceutical companies. Experts suggest a thriving ‘grey’ market of fake and unapproved copies of Big Pharma’s oncology and hepatology medicines, and some under patent protection. The drugs are smuggled, hence exact numbers are unavailable.
DRI busts China-based syndicate involved in smuggling gold to India, seizes over 21 kg gold
Three people, including a Chinese and a Taiwanese national, have been arrested in connection with the case, the statement issued by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said. Initial investigations point to the involvement of two separate China-based and Taiwan-based smuggling syndicates involved in smuggling gold into India.
DRI seizes more than 6kgs of smuggled gold worth Rs 2.50 crore in two separate incidents
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence recovered gold on board the Sealdah bound Teesta Torsa Express based on a tip.
Anti evasion wing of Mumbai Central GST busts major illegal gold movement channel
“The customs and GST officials have raised their drive to curb evasion of import duty or of the GST,” said a government official speaking on anonymity. India imports 700-800 tonnes of gold on average each year. After the UPA government raised the duty in stages from 2% to 10% in 2013 to check a ballooning current account deficit, smuggling reared its head.
Smuggled mobile phones ringing in trouble at Tihar Jail
Total 330 mobile phones have been recovered in the last one month in Tihar jail.
DRI seizes over 10kg gold, Myanmar currency worth Rs 4.2 crore
In a series of operations, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officers seized more than 10 kgs of gold, amounting to about Rs 4.2 crore. The officers have arrested six people in the case.
Smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 2.69 crore seized, one arrested
According to reports, the consignment of cigarettes was smuggled from Myanmar to India.
Gold smuggling up on higher taxes
Organised jewellers say smaller outlets are sourcing the metal through illegal means.
DRI raids Mumbai traders suspected of dealing in smuggled gold
Under Section 123 of the Customs Act, the burden of proof that certain notified goods like gold, silver, cigarettes, etc, are not smuggled rests with the persons from whose possession they have been seized by the authorities.
Gold duty raised after studying smuggling impact
FM Sitharaman hiked import duty on gold in the budget to 12.5 per cent from 10 per cent.
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