Gold recovered from passenger in TN

Customs officials here recovered gold worth Rs 70 lakh from a passenger who arrived from Malaysia late last night.

`Six-fold rise in gold smuggling at Mumbai airports this year`

Cases of gold smuggling at the two city airports have gone up over six times this year, as the Customs department has recorded as many as 497 cases in four months from April, as compared to 79 cases in the corresponding period last year, officials said.

Two held with 5 kg gold at Hyderabad airport

Over 5 kg gold which was allegedly being smuggled via the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad here was Wednesday seized by Customs officials and two passengers arrested in connection.

Five Indians held in Bangladesh for gold smuggling

Five Indians were detained for smuggling 36 gold bars weighing around 4.4 kg in a bus in Bangladesh, media reported Monday.

One kg gold seized from air passenger

One kg of gold was on Sunday seized from a man, who arrived here by a flight from Dubai, officials said.

Indian tries to smuggle gold as luggage handle in UAE, arrested

An Indian has been arrested at Sharjah International Airport for attempting to smuggle gold, moulded into the form of luggage handles, to India.

Three held for smuggling gold worth over Rs 2 cr at airport

Three persons, including a father and his daughter, have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold bars valuing over Rs two crore at airport here.

Three held for gold smuggling at Hyderabad airport

In the biggest ever catch at Hyderabad airport, customs officials on Friday seized 18 kg of gold and arrested three people.

Delhi `druglord` associated with Dawood, Anees Ibrahim: Police

The alleged kingpin of Delhi-based multi-crore international drug racket Dev Behl was associated with the dons of Mumbai mafia Dawood Ibrahim and his brother Anees before, as per investigations by the Punjab police.

Spurt in gold smuggling in Kerala, industry blames policy

Kerala has been witnessing a spurt in smuggling of gold through its airports this year as the yellow metal has become even more lucrative for smugglers following a 10 per cent hike in its import duty.

Gold biscuits seized from passenger at Chennai airport

A passenger, who arrived from Singapore at the airport here, was taken into custody for questioning after he was found allegedly trying to smuggle in 21 gold biscuits worth Rs 59 lakh.

Passenger smuggling in gold caught with 5 kg bars

Five kg of gold bars, valued at Rs 1.40 crore, were seized from a passenger who arrived here from Sharjah by the customs officials.

Indian girl, Pak boyfriend arrested for gold smuggling

An Indian girl and her Pakistani boyfriend have been arrested for trying to rob and smuggle 20 kilograms of her mother`s gold jewellery in order to settle down outside the country, Sharjah Police have said.

Three persons held for attempt to smuggle gold

Three passengers were arrested from Mumbai International airport for allegedly trying to smuggle in 2.86 kg gold worth Rs 68 lakh from Dubai in three separate cases, a customs official said today.