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DRI seizes gold worth Rs 4.20 crores in West Bengal, six arrested

DRI conducted two operations in West Bengal's Siliguri and Kolkata. On interrogation by the authority, it was discovered that the gold seized in both the operation was handed over to the passengers by Myanmarese national. In the current financial year so far, more than 90 kgs have been seized by DRI in the Eastern region.

Oct 16, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

DGGI, DRI conduct pan-India search against exporters claiming bogus IGST refunds

The joint operation by the DGGI and DRI was a first of its kind in the history of CBIC which involved about 1200 officers from both the agencies.

Sep 12, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

DRI arrests 5 Chinese nationals at IGI airport for smuggling American dollars worth Rs. 3.2 crore

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested five Chinese nationals for allegedly trying to smuggle American dollars worth Rs. 3.2 crore out of India from Terminal-3 of Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi.

Aug 31, 2019, 00:03 AM IST

Kolkata: DRI seizes gold bars, cash worth Rs 3.29 crores, 3 arrested

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested three persons for smuggling eight kilograms of gold and cash (Rs) with a cumulative worth of Rs 3.29 crores in West Bengal capital city Kolkata. 

Aug 29, 2019, 14:58 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

DRI seizes gold bars valued at Rs 10.56 crore at Mumbai airport

An estimated 32.287 kg of FM gold bars valued at 10.56 cr were seized by the DRI officials.

Jun 16, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat 'Al Madina' with heroin worth Rs 6 billion

The Pakistani boat was seized in a joint operation by the Coast Guard and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

May 21, 2019, 17:28 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

In major crackdown, DRI seizes 55 kg of gold worth Rs 18.2 crore from West Bengal’s Siliguri

DRI officials found 55 bars of gold weighing 1 kg each concealed in the cavity under the driver's seat of a vehicle.

Oct 28, 2018, 14:31 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 seizes 532 star tortoises, 9040 kg of red sandalwood from Mumbai

The star tortoises were seized on Thursday while the sandalwood was seized from Nhava Sheva Port on Wednesday. 

Sep 06, 2018, 22:58 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

Government sets up multi-disciplinary group to choke funding sources of Naxals

Naxals have developed some lethal and crude ammunition like Rambo arrows, topped with gunpowder and improvised rocket bombs as part of their new armoury, says a new report.

May 07, 2018, 17:01 PM IST

PNB fraud: Vipul Ambani, others sent to 14-day judicial custody

 Vipul Ambani, president (Finance) of Nirav Modi's Fire Star Diamond and five others accused in the PNB scam were sent to judicial custody till March 19.

Mar 05, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

PNB fraud: DRI sanctions prosecution of Nirav Modi's firms under Customs Act, may face upto 7 years in jail

The DRI on Sunday said that Nirav Modi's firms are fit to be tried under Customs Act in connection with the PNB fraud.

Mar 05, 2018, 00:18 AM IST