'Haven't unearthed link between gold smuggling, jihadi funding'

Days after busting a huge racket allegedly involved in smuggling of gold through the international airport here, Customs Tuesday rejected reports that it has unearthed a link between the group and funding of jihadi operations.

Customs seize three kgs gold at Hyderabad Airport

Customs officials have seized three kilograms of gold from a passenger at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

Eight Indians nabbed in Sri Lanka for smuggling gold

Sri Lanka arrested eight Indian Nationals on Thursday for smuggling gold weighing 903 grams, media reported.

Air passenger held for smuggling gold in TN

An air passenger, who arrived here from Dubai, was today arrested for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 80 lakh.

Gold seized at Visakhapatnam airport reveals new tactic by gangs

The seizure of 63 kg gold at Visakhapatnam international airport has revealed a new strategy adopted by smuggling gangs to conceal the yellow metal in consumer electronic goods and landing at less frequented airports.

Goa customs to visit Karnataka for gold smuggling probe

Goa customs sleuths are likely to visit Bhatkal town in Karnataka after two people from the area were arrested here within the span of a week for smuggling gold from Dubai, an official here said on Thursday.

Gold worth Rs.2.15 crore seized at Goa airport

Customs officials at Dabolim international airport in Goa seized gold worth Rs.2.15 crore on Thursday.

Gold worth Rs 90 lakh seized from passenger

Gold biscuits, weighing 3.26 kg and valued at Rs 90 lakh, were today seized from a passenger from Dubai at nearby Karipur International airport, officials said.

Afghan woman among two held for gold smuggling at Delhi airport

An Afghan woman was among two persons arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold valued at about Rs 73 lakh at the international airport here.

7 kg gold biscuits seized at Hyderabad airport

Gold biscuits weighing around seven kg which were allegedly being smuggled by two women passengers were seized today at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Shamshabad here, a custom official said.

North Korea apologises to Bangladesh over gold smuggling diplomat

North Korea has apologised to Bangladesh after one of its diplomats was caught trying to smuggle 27 kilogrammes of gold into the country, officials said here today.

Woman air passenger held for trying to smuggle gold bars in Mumbai

Mumbai: A woman passenger has been arrested at the Mumbai international airport for allegedly trying to smuggle 3.84 kgs of gold worth about Rs 94.94 lakh into the country from the UAE, a Customs official said today.

Gold bars worth Rs 70 lakh seized at Delhi airport

Gold bars worth about Rs 70 lakh have been seized from the possession of five persons at the international airport here.

Mumbai airport officer among five held for gold smuggling

Mumbai: A Terminal Manager at the city's international airport was among five persons arrested by Customs sleuths in three separate gold smuggling cases.

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.