nti.media
From 'Main bhi chowkidar' to 'dictionary of love', how the BJP hijacked Opposition' slogans to its advantage - Firstpost      |       After Modi meets President, decks clear for new govt; fresh faces likely - BusinessLine      |       Post-poll survey: explaining the Modi sweep across regions - The Hindu      |       To set government-formation ball rolling, PM Modi to meet President today after Cabinet huddle - Hindustan Times      |       Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath and P Chidambaram put sons above party interest: Rahul Gandhi - Times of India      |       "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas And Now Sabka Vishwas": PM Modi Speech At NDA Meet - NDTV      |       "Told Party I Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister": Mamata Banerjee - NDTV News      |       Jagan meets KCR at Pragathi Bhavan - The Hans India      |       Dabholkar murder: CBI arrests lawyer, bomb blast convict linked to Sanatan Sanstha - The Indian Express      |       ‘Azadi for Islam’: How Zakir Musa became founder of Kashmir’s first al Qaeda affiliated group - Scroll.in      |       Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China - The Indian Express      |       Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions - NDTV News      |       Theresa May becomes second UK PM to resign over Brexit - Hindustan Times      |       The cost of glory — Climbing Mount Everest - Times of India      |       India's Jet Airways founder held at Mumbai airport - Gulf News      |       Investors wealth increased by Rs 6 lakh crore in a historic week, Sensex climbs 1,500 pts - Moneycontrol.com      |       Declared! KCET 2019 Result today: See steps to check - India Today      |       Hongmeng is Huawei’s Google Android replacement - The Asian Age      |       New image shows off the Redmi K20 in Blue color with a pop-up selfie camera - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com      |       Vivo Z5x with punch-hole display, 5,000mAh battery launched: Price, specifications - BGR India      |       Apple iOS 12.3.1 comes with fixes for VoLTE and the Messages app issues - Firstpost      |       OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 5 Confirmed to Get Android Q Update - Gadgets 360      |       Photo: Gauri Khan's birthday message for Karan Johar is sure to grab your attention - Times of India      |       Sylvester Stallone says he never expected to make it in the movies - DAWN.com      |       India’s Most Wanted box office day 1: Arjun Kapoor’s film opens lower than Aladdin, Vivek Oberoi’s PM... - Hindustan Times      |       Did you know? Ayushmann Khurrana's next 'Article 15' is inspired by true events - The Asian Age      |       No need to press the panic button, believes Jadeja - Cricbuzz - Cricbuzz      |       ICC World Cup 2019 | Afghanistan Celebrate Win Over Pakistan With Pride & Gunfire - News18      |       Monaco Grand Prix 2019 qualifying report: Hamilton on pole as home hero Leclerc suffers Q1 knock-out | Formula 1® - Formula 1      |       ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England's Mark Wood walks..oot discomfort during warm-up match against Australia - Firstpost      |       SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites - The Hans India      |       NASA Announces Contract for Space Station to Orbit Moon - NDTV News      |       NASA's Mars 2020 mission conducts flight test for Mars touchdown - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua      |       Eighteen Earth-sized exoplanets discovered - The Indian Express      |       US approves world’s costliest drug to treat rare childhood disorder - Hindustan Times      |       Artificial Intelligence Finer Than Humans In Detecting Lung Cancer - DailyWellnessPro      |       Unhealthy food at work may up risk of lifestyle ailments: Study - Express Healthcare      |       Daily Self-Weighing May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain - The Sentinel Assam      |      

Nation


DRI seizes smuggled gold weighing 24.8 kg

In a statement issued on Friday, the DRI said it had seized 24.8 kg of smuggled gold valued at Rs 8.58 crore in a span of four days


dri-seizes-smuggled-gold-weighing-248-kg

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in a span of four days seized 24.8 kg of smuggled gold valued at Rs 8.58 crore, the agency said.

In a statement issued on Friday, the DRI said it had seized 24.8 kg of smuggled gold valued at Rs 8.58 crore in a span of four days. 

The intelligence agency also seized other smuggled items such as electronic goods and cigarettes.

The DRI literally struck gold on Thursday when it seized 17.9 kg smuggled gold valued at Rs 6.24 crore from the premises of the smuggling syndicate.

The yellow metal concealed in various domestic appliances and gadgets was smuggled through Chennai Airport, the statement said.

The DRI officials also seized smuggled Apple iPhones, smart watches, USB chips and others valued at Rs 1.1 crore and foreign currency valued Rs 33 lakh.

According to the statement, the syndicate worked in coordination with the mastermind in Malaysia.

The syndicate members would identify genuine passengers returning from Malaysia, Singapore 
and Dubai and convince them to carry the electronic or other gadgets in which the gold is concealed to Chennai.

At the Chennai airport, the members of the syndicate would collect the items from the passengers.

Six persons have been arrested in this connection.

On Monday, the DRI officials rummaged a flight at the airport here and seized 5.72 kg of gold valued at Rs 1.97 crore. The gold was concealed in deep hollow of a seat.

At the Tiruchirapalli airport on Monday, the DRI officials seized 1.13 kg gold valued Rs 37.41 lakh attempted to be smuggled into the country by a group of passengers from Malaysia.

The DRI also arrested the kingpin who landed in Tiruchirapalli airport by the next flight.

advertisement