Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

Eight including four Afghans arrested in Mundra port heroin seizure case

Three Indians have also been arrested including a couple who allegedly ran the firm which had imported the consignment under the guise of “semi-processed talc stones”.

Sep 22, 2021, 22:36 PM IST

Revenue intelligence officials arrest two persons for import tax evasion of Rs 338 crore

Acting on specific intelligence, the DRI seized a consignment of 100 kg of Gold Potassium Cyanide (GPC) with a declared value of Rs 32 Crores at the Air Cargo Complex in Mumbai last week.

Jul 12, 2021, 15:46 PM IST

43 kg gold worth Rs 21 crore seized in Imphal, two persons arrested

Acting on specific information, DRI Imphal unit intercepted one vehicle carrying two occupants in the early hours of Wednesday after mounting prolonged surveillance near the city.

Jun 17, 2021, 21:37 PM IST

2 Tanzanians arrested with over 2 kg cocaine worth Rs 13.35 crore in Mumbai

Two Tanzanian Nationals Mtwanzi Carlos Adam and Rashid Paul Sayula, travelling from Dar-e-Salam, Tanzania to Mumbai via Addis Ababa were detained by the officers of DRI, MZU.

Apr 29, 2021, 23:42 PM IST

DRI seizes 4.9 kg gold worth Rs 2.6 crore in West Bengal's Siliguri, two arrested

The two arrested lived in Kidderpore (Kolkata) and hail from Arra in Bihar. 

Sep 23, 2020, 16:19 PM IST

DRI seizes 504 smuggled gold bars worth Rs 42 crore from New Delhi Railway Station; 8 arrested

The intelligence inputs indicated that the recovered gold bars carrying foreign markings had been smuggled into India from Myanmar through the international land border at Moreh in Manipur.

Aug 29, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

DRI official, two others sent to judicial custody in bribery case

The Additional Director General, of Ludhiana DRI and the two others, are allegedly said to be involved in a Rs 25 lakh bribery case. All three were produced at a special CBI Judge Kiran Bansal's residence.

Jan 02, 2020, 18:02 PM IST

Syndicate smuggling animal body parts busted in Kolkata, tusks and Tiger teeth recovered

About 12 kilos of Elephant tusks and five pieces of Tiger teeth - cumulatively valued at Rs 1.147 crores - were recovered and seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.

Jul 30, 2019, 21:45 PM IST

Lakhs of illegally imported cigarette sticks seized in West Bengal, Assam

It is suspected that the rather porous border between Myanmar and India has given smugglers the opportunity to push in illegal cigarettes in the country. 

Jul 24, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

6 Pakistani men arrested for smuggling 218 kg narcotics at Gujarat port

On board the Pakistani boat, 194 packets of illicit drugs were recovered by the Coast Guard, the statement said.  An Indian fishing boat which was found to be suspicious was also detained along with its crew.

May 25, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

DRI busts fake exports racket to Bangladesh; six arrested

Acting on a tip-off, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) busted a major racket of fake exports to Bangladesh.

Mar 02, 2019, 22:45 PM IST

DRI seizes gold worth Rs.3.77 crores from Indo-Bangla border

The accused had hidden the gold biscuits in specially tailored waist belts.

Jan 09, 2019, 21:40 PM IST

DRI seized 3.5 crores worth foreign currency, arrested Afghan national in Delhi

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday arrested an Afghan national for possession of foreign currency worth Rs 3.5 crore (approx).

Nov 11, 2018, 22:34 PM IST

DRI seizes over Rs 6 crore worth gold; arrests 5 Bhutanese nationals

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday seized 20 kg of smuggled gold and arrested five Bhutanese nationals in the national capital. The gold was worth Rs 6 crore. 

Nov 01, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

DRI seizes 6.9 kg gold from Chennai airport, probe on

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday seized 6.9 kg gold worth almost Rs 2,25,000 from two people at Chennai airport.

Oct 28, 2018, 19:26 PM IST

DRI seizes exotic birds smuggled into India from Bangladesh

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized exotic birds smuggled into India from Bangladesh at Kolkata airport, according to an official statement.

Sep 28, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

DRI seize around 8,000 kgs of shark fins from Mumbai, Gujarat

Dried shark fins were meant for illicit export to China and Hong Kong. 

Sep 03, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

1125 endangered tortoises seized from Vizag station, were to be smuggled to Bangladesh; three accused held

The endangered species, also known as 'Geochelone elegans' were being exported from India to Bangladesh.

Aug 05, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Six pieces of ivory seized in West Bengal, two held

This is the third such seizure by DRI this year in north Bengal and Assam regions.

Jul 19, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Jet Airways terminates services of air hostess arrested for smuggling crores of Dollars

Jet Airways has terminated the services of the air hostess, who was recently arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence or DRI for carrying US Dollars worth over Rs 3 crores.

Jan 11, 2018, 21:43 PM IST