Gold smugglers

Chennai Air Customs arrest Dubai returnee smuggling over 2 kgs gold

A passenger arriving from Dubai via Emirates flight EK-544 who appeared in a hurry was intercepted at the green channel exit by Officials.

May 16, 2021, 22:38 PM IST

In Chennai, 1.7kg pure gold worth Rs. 87.6 lakhs seized from Dubai returnees

The passengers caught were carrying the gold in the form of paste and small gold cut bits

Dec 19, 2020, 21:32 PM IST

Gold smugglers get creative, hides shipment in microwave transformer

In the period from January till October this year, at least 110 kg of gold, valued at Rs 37 crore, has been seized from smugglers at the IGI airport here.

Dec 17, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Gold smugglers now prefer Europe over Gulf countries: Customs

Recent cases of gold seizure show that smugglers are opting for the European route and newer modus operandi, officials said.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:26 PM IST