Articles about Smuggling
18 Aug 2021India
Excise officers have seized over 250 bottles of liquor that were allegedly smuggled into Leh from Delhi on an Air India charter flight and arrested three people, including a contractual employee of the national carrier, officials said on Wednesday.
10 Aug 2021India
Police seized over three quintals of cannabis worth over Rs. 12 lakh and arrested four persons in this connection in Odisha's Kalahandi district, an officer said.
07 Apr 2021India
A Pakistani smuggler who crossed over to India with around 22 kgs of heroin was shot dead along the International Border (IB) in Amritsar in a joint operation of the Punjab police and the BSF, officials said.
07 Jul 2020India
The customs officials at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport seized 30kgs of gold worth Rs. 15 crore during an operation on Sunday.
12 Jun 2019Delhi
Four members of a family, including Canadian cricketer Mamik Luthra, were arrested at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country.
30 Mar 2019India
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has claimed to have busted a massive gold smuggling racket with the seizure of 106.9 kg of gold and arrest of seven persons in Mumbai.
30 Jan 2019India
On Wednesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued a show cause notice to popular Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) for allegedly smuggling foreign currency out of India.
12 Jan 2019India
Two Korean women passengers were detained by the customs department for allegedly smuggling 24 kg of gold worth Rs. 8 crore at the Anna international terminal in Chennai today.
09 Jan 2019Delhi
Four men, including a South Korean national, were arrested by Customs officials at the Delhi airport in separate cases for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth over Rs. 2.6 crore into the country, according to an official statement issued today.
11 Dec 2018World
A 38-year-old Indian national has been arrested on charges of smuggling foreign nationals into the US for private financial gain, according to Department of Justice.
25 Nov 2018India
An employee of a ground handling services firm at the Chennai airport and a passenger have been detained today for allegedly trying to smuggle 1.2 kg of gold hidden in a mobile power bank.
22 Nov 2018India
World Cup winner and Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya and two other cricketers have been accused of smuggling rotten betel nuts to India.
08 Nov 2018World
Pakistan authorities have seized smuggled Indian and other Direct-To-Home (DTH) equipment worth Rs. 7.83 crore from various markets in a nation-wide crackdown against the illegal devices, revealed a report.
22 Oct 2018India
High-tariff duties and an increasing gap in gold prices between India and Myanmar have led to an upsurge in smuggling of gold across the international border, revealed a report compiled by the anti-smuggling unit of Imphal customs division.
24 Sep 2018India
Two people, including an employee of Air India SATS (AISATS), have been arrested by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth roughly Rs. 17L at Delhi airport, an official statement said today.
11 Sep 2018India
Two men were arrested in separate incidents by customs officials at Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold valued at about Rs. 1.5cr.
09 Sep 2018India
Gold worth over Rs. 23 lakh, smuggled in from UAE and being transported in a train, was seized at Igatpuri railway station near Nashik in Maharashtra on Saturday and three persons were arrested in this connection.
07 Sep 2018Mumbai
A 42-year-old was intercepted at a Mumbai station yesterday afternoon and a whopping 523 tortoises were retrieved from her.
02 Sep 2018India
A Brazilian man has been arrested from IGIAairport in Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country Rs. 3.1cr worth cocaine, which he had swallowed in form of 64 capsules, a statement issued by the Customs Department on Sunday said.
12 Aug 2018India
A Brazilian national, F Nascimen, has been apprehended by the CISF at the Mumbai airport for allegedly smuggling in cocaine-filled capsules worth Rs. 2.5 crore by concealing them in talcum powder boxes, a senior official said today.
03 Aug 2018Bengaluru
Whether noodles contain lead is still under debate, but for this Bengaluru-based woman, it contained drugs too.
23 Jul 2018India
DRI officials stopped a smuggling bid at Hyderabad airport on Saturday and recovered around 2kg of gold that was being brought in from Colombo.
22 Jul 2018India
With the help of the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), a special unit of the Odisha Police has launched a drive to bust an international syndicate that peddles "endangered" pangolin, one of the world's most illegally traded mammals, Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma said.
17 Jul 2018India
Taking cognizance of the alarming rise in mob lynching cases, the SC today gave the Centre and states four weeks to come up with a law on such crimes.
15 Jul 2018India
Talk about sincerity. Or bizarreness? A Meerut station house officer (SHO) has lodged a complaint against himself for having failed to prevent cow smuggling!
13 Jul 2018India
Sleuths of Mizoram's Excise and Narcotics department seized huge quantity of gold worth more than Rs. 2 crore in Mizoram's Aizawl and arrested two persons in this connection.
08 Jul 2018India
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 10kgs of gold, which was smuggled into India from Bhutan, in West Bengal's Siliguri.
01 Jun 2018India
Bilara MLA Arjun Lal Garg has an advice for the Dewasi community: Stop peddling drugs, it is a non-bailable offence. Go for gold, where bail is easily obtainable.
23 May 2018India
On Monday, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a 25-year-old Brazilian woman for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into India in 106 self-swallowed capsules.
22 May 2018India
Delhi Police has successfully busted an international drug syndicate which involved several officials at the IGI Airport's Customs department and a UK-based mastermind.
12 May 2018India
A 46-year-old woman and her daughter were arrested from separate places for smuggling 360gms of cocaine from Trinidad and Tobago via the Indian postal system.
01 May 2018India
Two railway employees were arrested from a Patna-bound train near the city on Tuesday for trying to smuggle liquor to dry Bihar.
21 Apr 2018World
24-year-old Melina Roberge was recently sentenced to eight years prison time for trying to smuggle 95 kilos of cocaine into the Sydney Harbour in 2016.
19 Apr 2018Delhi
It seems condoms are not just used during coitus, but also for smuggling cocaine, as the arrest of three foreign nationals in Delhi - two Brazilians and one African - proved.
25 Mar 2018India
Seizure of narcotic drugs in the country has increased by more than 300 percent in the last five years with 2017 witnessing the highest seizure of over 3.6 lakh kg of narcotics, said an NCB report.
04 Mar 2018India
Customs personnel at Kochi Airport have made nine seizures of gold worth Rs. 1 crore last week.
27 Feb 2018India
Clamping down on illegal cow slaughter, Rajasthan has ruled that vehicles used in unauthorized transportation of bovines will be seized and the accused arrested.