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gold smuggling

Chinese national arrested with illegal 4 kg gold from Nepal airport

The Chinese national has been taken into custody and the police already have started the investigation into the matter.

05 Aug 2019 8:06 PM

Canadian cricketer among four arrested for gold smuggling at Delhi airport

The accused cricketer is a Canadian national and has represented Canada in the ICC under-19 World Cup held in Bangladesh.

11 Jun 2019 6:55 PM

Smuggling of gold up in 2018

By an estimate of precious metals agency GFMS, 154 tonnes of gold entered the country through unofficial channels in 2018.

11 Jun 2019 2:54 AM

Seven held for smuggling, 75kg gold seized by DRI

The racket was busted after the DRI officers laid a trap in Dongri and intercepted two vehicles early this week.

30 Mar 2019 2:01 AM

Woman held for smuggling gold near Indo-Bangla border

The woman, coming from hinterland, was walking towards village Haritalapara near the international boundary.

25 Feb 2019 1:22 AM


Jet Airways staff among 3 held for smuggling gold

In another case, a man was intercepted by the customs officials after his arrival from Dubai on January 23.

26 Jan 2019 5:43 AM

Man, who had 1 kg gold hidden in his rectum, arrested at Jaipur airport

Pankaj Saduwani was taken into custody at the airport Sunday night after the Customs personnel suspected "odd behaviour".

26 Dec 2018 12:35 PM

AIU seizes Rs 71L gold from Sudanese woman

The woman was intercepted based on her profiling as a frequent flyer found to take short halts in the city before returning.

09 Aug 2018 2:07 AM

CISF seizes Rs 6 lakh gold hidden in smuggler’s trousers

The gold was concealed in a specially created hollow space in the trousers in the belt buckle area, officials said.

08 Aug 2018 3:01 AM

Delhi: 2 held with gold worth Rs 55 lakh at airport

The accused had concealed gold in chemical paste form, according to statement issued by customs.

31 May 2018 2:57 PM


43-yr-old Turkmen woman arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

The market value of the gold, which has been seized, is around Rs. 41.03 lakh.

31 May 2018 12:49 PM

301 kg gold worth Rs 81.34 crore seized by AIU in last 12 months

Investigators said that smuggling of the precious metal takes place mainly from the Gulf countries, where this business runs like a cottage industry.

13 Dec 2017 6:06 AM

2 men held for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

The accused, both aged 32 years and native of neighbouring Haryana, were intercepted by the customs after their arrival from Bangkok.

03 Aug 2017 4:12 PM

3 arrested at Mumbai airport with gold worth over Rs 90 lakh

Three people were arrested on consecutive days from July 29-31, who were trying to sneak in with large quantity of gold.

31 Jul 2017 7:41 PM

Delhi: 'Wheelchair-bound' man, 2 others smuggle gold bars worth Rs. 93 lakh; held

Four gold bars were kept in the pockets of his short that he was wearing under his trousers.

30 May 2017 1:17 PM


Ground staff arrested in airport gold smuggling case

Upon interrogation, Dalal accepted his role as the person who would retrieve the gold from the dustbin and carry it outside the airport.

25 Apr 2017 2:27 AM

Two Lankan passengers arrested in Mumbai for smuggling gold bars from Dubai

The two apprehended are frequent fliers to India and are in trading activities in textile material, readymade garments and cosmetics.

16 Apr 2017 4:00 PM

Kolkata: 11.5 kg gold found at Sealdah hotel

Two people were detained from the central parts of Kolkata for questioning.

16 Apr 2017 2:20 AM

Delhi: AI personnel, Japanese held for Rs 2.3 crore gold smuggling

The Customs has seized around 8 kilogram of gold, in separate incidents of smuggling of yellow metal in the last 2 days.

10 Apr 2017 8:55 PM