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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

Jet Airways crew member arrested with Rs 3.2 crore in US dollars at IGI airport

The air hostess with Jet Airways allegedly smuggled $10 lakh dollars in seven trips to Hong Kong in the past two months at the behest of a travel company owner.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:36 AM IST

DRI seizes 27.6 kg foreign-origin gold worth Rs 8.13 cr in Tamil Nadu

On a single day, 27.6 kg of foreign-origin gold, worth Rs 8.13 crore, was seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from three places in Tamil Nadu, it said on Monday.

Jul 24, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

DRI seizes 52 kg smuggled gold worth Rs 15 cr from Mundra port

Sleuths of the Gandhidham regional unit of DRI seized the gold from a consignment of Param Equipments Pvt Ltd, concealed in a frame of egg incubator last night, DRI deputy director HK Singh told reporters.

May 21, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Containers in ports being searched for fake currency notes

Containers at various ports across the country are being searched by Customs and DRI officials following a tip-off that fake currency notes were being smuggled into the country in ships.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

No need to worry, Pakistan won't be able to replicate new Indian currency notes: Intelligence agencies

According to Indian intelligence agencies, the Pakistani mint has achieved a "zero-error counterfeit capability" in printing fake Indian notes.

Nov 10, 2016, 09:01 AM IST