Red sanders wood smuggling bid foiled, four Chinese held in Karnataka

Four Chinese nationals were arrested in a rural Karnataka district for attempting to smuggle six tonnes of red sanders wood to China, a police official said Tuesday.

Two ex-IRA members arrested in Spain for smuggling

Two former members of the Irish Republican Army were arrested in Spain during a sweep on an alleged tobacco and alcohol smuggling racket, police said Monday.

Three held for smuggling live mud crabs in Odisha

 In a crackdown, forest personnel took into custody three persons on charges of smuggling out live mud crabs from Bhitarkanika National park waterbodies in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Gold smuggler invested in properties in Goa: ED

The head of a gold smuggling syndicate operating between Goa-Bhatkal and the Middle East countries has invested heavily in properties in Goa, according to the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

Ex-boxer arrested for bid to smuggle people to Syria

A former British boxer has been arrested in London for allegedly trying to smuggle jihadis to Syria out of Britain in the back of a lorry, media reported.

New system at Delhi airport to track suspicious movements

An advanced electronic system has been made operational at the international airport here to keep tabs on suspicious passengers and check smuggling.

Kenya to extradite suspected drug kingpins to US

A Kenyan court ordered police Thursday to process the extradition of four suspected drug traffickers to the United States, amid concerns of east Africa`s growing importance as a smuggling hub.

Delhi sees spurt in liquor smuggling

 The national capital witnessed a spurt in smuggling of liquor in the past four years with the Excise Department arresting 2,660 persons and seizing 1,296 vehicles in the period.

Sixth Pakistani in three weeks beheaded in Saudi

Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed a Pakistani for heroin smuggling, bringing to six the number of convicted Pakistani drug smugglers beheaded over the past three weeks.

China to scrap death penalty for nine crimes

Under fire from rights groups for carrying out world's highest number of executions, China is all set to scrap death penalty for nine crimes, including smuggling weapons and nuclear materials while reinforcing punishments for terrorism related crimes.

Half-tonne of smuggled ivory seized in Saudi: Media

Authorities in Saudi Arabia say they have seized half a tonne of ivory being smuggled from Africa to east Asia.

West Bengal: High school boy arrested for smuggling Rs 3 crore heroin

A high school boy was arrested from Lalgola in Murshidabad district for smuggling three kg heroin worth Rs three crore in the market.

Two kg heroin recovered from passenger at Pakistan airport

A Pakistani passenger who allegedly tried to smuggle 2 kg of heroin to the UK has been detained at the international airport here.

BSF seizes gold worth Rs 2.63 crore in West Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized nearly 10 kg of gold valued at Rs 2.63 crore from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, an official said.

Cut duty on gold imports, PMK tells Centre

 Pattali Makkal Katchi​ (PMK), an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, on Monday appealed to the Centre to reduce the import duty on gold to help people buy jewellery during the coming festival season.

Morsi accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar

Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar through Doha-based Al-Jazeera Channel harming national security during his rule.

Polish national arrested with charas at Indo-Nepal border

A Polish national has been arrested with narcotics at a India-Nepal border crossing in Maharajganj district.

Venezuela seals border with Colombia to fight smuggling

Venezuela closed its border with Colombia Monday night to crack down on smuggling of cut-rate gasoline and other products and stanch huge losses for the Caracas government.

China executes two South Koreans for smuggling drugs from North Korea

China executed on Wednesday two South Koreans convicted of smuggling drugs from North Korea and will soon execute a third, the Yonhap news agency reported, quoting South Korea`s foreign ministry.

Better steps required to curb smuggling: Rajnath Singh

Government on Tuesday said current measures are not enough and better steps are required at international borders to prevent smuggling of narcotics.