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Customs Seize 3.25 Kg Gold From 3 Instances At Kochi Airport Within 24 Hours

Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the customs department seized around 3.25 Kg gold from passengers on three separate occasions, all from Kochi airport, within 24 hours. The total seizure is estimated to be worth Rs 1.50 crore.  In the first instance, 1,257 grams of gold was seized from two passengers. In the second instance, around 200 grams of gold powder was seized. Lastly, 1,783.27 grams was seized from another passenger.

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 08:34 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Kerala, Kochi, Customs, Gold Smuggling, AIU

Courtesy: ANI

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Customs Officials Arrest 2 IndiGo Staffers For Aiding In Gold Smuggling: Kerala

Two officials of the IndiGo airlines have been arrested by the customs department officials in Kerala’s Kozhikode International Airport (Karipur Airport) on September 15. The arrests have been made for alleged aiding in gold smuggling in the airlines. Reportedly, the accused allegedly helped in smuggling 4.9 Kg of gold worth Rs 2.5 crore. The gold was found in a passenger’s bag, who reportedly dropped it and fled.

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 11:24 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: IndiGo, Gold Smuggling, Kerala, kozhikode, Customs

Courtesy: ANI

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Mumbai Gold Smuggling: Customs Seize 12 Kg Gold Worth Rs 5.38 Cr, Detains 6 Persons

Mumbai Airport customs on September 11, seized 12 Kg gold worth Rs 5.38 crore in the airport. A Sudanese passenger reportedly smuggled the gold wearing a specially belt. Repeatedly, some passengers tried to facilitate his escape, but was overpowered. Furthermore, six persons have been detained in connection to the incident, and six others are being deported, as per a statement released by Customs.

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 11:57 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Airport, Customs, Gold Smuggling

Courtesy: ANI

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Kill Me So Story Will Get Over, Says Gold Smuggling Accused Swapna Prakash

Prime accused in Kerala Gold Smuggling case Swapna Suresh made an emotional appeal, asking not to hurt people around her. On June 11, she said, "Please kill me so that the story will get over". The emotional statement from Prakash came after, Kerala Police filed non-bailable charges against Prakash, dragging her lawyer R Krishnaraj, saying he is likely to be arrested for a social-media post, hurting religious sentiment.

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 02:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kerala, Gold Smuggling, Swapna Prakash, Police, Accused

Courtesy: ANI

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Police Arrests 4 People From Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar Train, Seizes Gold

Government Railways police seized 32kg of gold jewellery worth Rs 16 crores, from Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar Konark express on March 2. The GRP arrested 4 people, carrying the gold worth crores. The police officer added, they were suspicious of four men (Hasmukh Lal Jain, Suresh Sahadev Kharey, Mahesh Bhonsale and Deepak Patel) veiling the train and when checked their bags found gold without valid GST documents. Further investigation underway. 

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 09:20 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: gold, Indian Railways, Police, Gold Smuggling, Orissa

Courtesy: ANI


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4 Held For Carrying 32 Kg Gold Jewellery Worth Rs 16 Crore In Train: Odisha

The Government Railway Police (GRP) detained four persons on March 2, for carrying 32 kg of gold jewellery worth Rs 16 crore, without valid GST documents. The detainees, identified as Suresh Sahadev, Mahesh Bhomsar, Deepak Patel and Hasmukhlal Jain, were carrying the gold ornaments in the Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar Konark Express. "We will collect 3 percent GST and 3 percent penalty from these gold ornaments," said GST officer Manmath Pradhan.

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: GST, Odisha, Railway Police, Konark Express, Gold Smuggling

Courtesy: ANI

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Couple Smuggling Gold Arrested At Mangaluru Airport

Mangaluru Air Customs officials arrested a couple travelling inbound from Dubai in Air India on March 27 for smuggling gold worth Rs 39.48 lakh. Reportedly, the women hailing from Cheroor in the Kasargod district of Kerala carried the gold weighing 851 grams in powdered form mixed with a solid gum hidden in her inner garment. Moreover, the accused Fousiya Missiriya Moideen Kunhi (33) and Moideen Kunhi Cheroor were travelling with their four… read-more

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Gold Smuggling, Dubai, kerala gold smuggling case, Customs Officials

Courtesy: The Hindu

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Woman Smuggling 2.41 Kg Gold Arrested At Mangaluru Airport

Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport on March 11 seized 2.41 kg gold from Mohammad Ali Sameera that she was carrying in her undergarments. As per reports, the seized element is valued at around Rs 1.1 crore and was concealed even in her socks and sanitary pads. Moreover, the Kerala-born inbound from Dubai has violated the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003, as foreign brand cigarettes were seized from her… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 04:41 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mangaluru Airport, Gold Smuggling, Kerala, Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, Custom Officials


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Customs Seizes 1.42 Kg Gold Hidden In 2 Flyers' Rectum At Chennai Airport

The Customs authority at the Chennai airport on January 13 seized 1.42 kg of gold worth Rs 72.6 lakhs and other items including cigarettes, smartphones, laptops and liquor amounting to Rs 12.4 lakhs. Reportedly, the two passengers arriving from Dubai concealed the gold in paste form in their rectum while the rest of the items were recovered from their luggage. Confiscating the illegal items, the officials have taken the accused into their… read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 08:30 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Gold Smuggling, Chennai Airport, Chennai Customs, Cigarettes, Smartphones, Laptops, Liquor Smuggling, Dubai, arrest

Courtesy: NDTV

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1.13 Kg Gold Hidden Under Seat Track Confiscated From IndiGo Flight

During a search in an IndiGo flight from Dubai to Delhi, the Customs at IGI Airport have seized 1.13 kg gold valuing Rs 49.9 lakh on December 19. The officials have confiscated unclaimed 31 cylindrical gold rods hidden under the seat track guards. As per reports, they have seized the gold under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962. Besides, the Delhi custom authorities have called for further probe.

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 06:31 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Gold Smuggling, IndiGo, Dubai, Delhi Airport, Customs

Courtesy: Zee News