Articles tagged under: DRI

DRI busts detains glass panels worth more than Rs. 7 crores smuggled from China, recovers more than Rs. 9.5 crores duty, 4 including Director of Ahmedabad firm arrested

January 10, 2019
DRI busts detains glass panels worth more than Rs. 7 crores smuggled from China, recovers more than Rs. 9.5 crores duty, 4 including Director of Ahmedabad firm arrested

Ahmedabad: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence ( DRI) has detained glass panels worth more than Rs. 7 crores smuggled from China and recovered more than Rs. 9.5 Crores from evaded customs duty from various importers of Ahmedabad, Delhi, Abu Road and Kishangarh and also arrested four people in this connection including Director of Ahmedabad firm A DRI official today said that specific intelligence was developed by the Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad that various importers of crystallized glass panel...Read More

DRI nabs Surat Importer for smuggling of over 6200 TV sets worth 6 crore

November 22, 2018
DRI nabs Surat Importer for smuggling of over 6200 TV sets worth 6 crore

Surat: DRI today arrested a businessman cum importer in Surat for smuggling of over 6200 TV sets worth Rs 6 crore. A DRI official said that Intelligence was received by DRI, Surat to the effect that a Surat based importer is involved in gross undervaluation in import of LED Television Sets and also importing it in SKD condition by wrongly classifying them as LED Panel and its spare parts to avail benefits of payment of duty at lower rate. Acting on the intelligence, searches were c...Read More

DRI nabs 2, seizes mefedron worth over 70 lakh

November 17, 2018
DRI nabs 2, seizes mefedron worth over 70 lakh

Ahmedabad: The DRI of Ahmedabad and Surat in a joint operation has nabbed two persons from Ankaleshwar area in Bharuch district of Gujarat in connection with recovery of Mefedron, a psychotropic drug used for making party drugs like meow-meow. A DRI officer today said that the drug recovered from a factory godown was to be sent to Mumbai for likely smuggling to other parts of the country and also abroad. Detailed investigation was on. DeshGujaratRead More

DRI busts smuggling syndicate, recovers lifestyle products of global bands worth over Rs 20 crore, 2 nabbed

October 31, 2018
DRI busts smuggling syndicate, recovers lifestyle products of global bands worth over Rs 20 crore, 2 nabbed

Ahmedabad: Busting a syndicate involved in the smuggling of assorted lifestyle products of various global brands, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Ahmedabad has seized products having market value of more than Rs. 20 Crores imported at Mundra Port in Gujarat by mis-declaring them as “Bamboo Sticks for making agarbattie”. The two smugglers, one from Gandhidham and one from Mumbai, were arrested in this case and produced in a court here today which sent them to jail. A...Read More

8,000 Kg Of Shark Fins meant for export to China seized in Mumbai and Gujarat

September 04, 2018
8,000 Kg Of Shark Fins meant for export to China seized in Mumbai and Gujarat

Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday said it seized 8,000 kgs of shark fins from Mumbai and Gujarat meant for export to China and Hong Kong. The seized shark fins were meant for illicit export by misdeclaring them as dried ray skins, dried marine products and fish maw, among others, a DRI statement said. Export of shark fins of all shark species is prohibited under the law. "The DRI on September 1 seized around 8,000 kgs of shark fins...In all, 3000 kgs of sha...Read More

Rs 7 crore Meow Meow drug recovered from Ankleshwar based chemical unit, owner Sanket Patel arrested

July 31, 2018
Rs 7 crore Meow Meow drug recovered from Ankleshwar based chemical unit, owner Sanket Patel arrested

Bharuch: Revenue Intelligence sleuths from Ahmedabad raided Matrix Fine Chem & Laboratory unit in Ankleshwar in Central Gujarat and recovered Mephedrone worth Rs 7 crore from company premises. Owner Sanket Patel has been arrested in this case. Mephefrone, also known as 4-methyl methcathinone (4-MMC) or 4-methyl ephedrone, is a synthetic stimulant drug with street name as Meow Meow. Along with his factory unit, Patel's residence was also raided. Mephedrone was recovered from his unit in po...Read More

DRI seizes red sandalwood worth Rs 10 crores being smuggled abroad from Mundra port in Gujarat

June 23, 2018
DRI seizes red sandalwood worth Rs 10 crores being smuggled abroad from Mundra port in Gujarat

Bhuj: A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from Gandhidham has reportedly seized more than 20 tonnes of red sandalwood worth around Rs 5 crore in domestic and 10 crore in international market from Mundra port in Kutch district of Gujarat. A DRI official said that the seized sandalwood was being smuggled to Dubai and Vietnam in two containers hidden under and in the garb of wash basins. 'The containers were seized today on the basis of intelligence input from Mumbai DR...Read More

DRI seizes 32 Kg. Of gold smuggled from China worth Rs 10.32 Crore in one of the biggest seizures

June 02, 2018
DRI seizes 32 Kg. Of gold smuggled from China worth Rs 10.32 Crore in one of the biggest seizures

Acting on an specific intelligence, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have effected a seizure of 32 kgs of foreign origin gold valued at Rs 10.32 Crore, smuggled from China into India through the Indo-China Border in the State of Sikkim. The DRI received a tip off that a huge quantity of Gold of foreign origin that has been smuggled into India from China through Indo-China Border in the State of Sikkim would find its way to Kolkata via Siliguri and would be carried by...Read More

DRI busts pharma factory, seizes 6.7 crores ready for dispatch and over two tonnes of loose Tramadol Tablets, 2 arrested

May 31, 2018
DRI busts pharma factory, seizes 6.7 crores ready for dispatch and over two tonnes of loose Tramadol Tablets, 2 arrested

Ahmedabad: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized around 6.7 crore Tramadol tablets, a psychotropic substance used as an euphoric drug by ISIS terrorist and people in African countries, from the premises of a pharmaceutical firm in Sarigam area of Vapi in Valsad district which was involved in its illicit manufacturing. Over tow tonnes of loose Tramadol and other substances and machinery all including worth over Rs 50 crores was also recovered from the factory. ...Read More

DRI raids factory in South Gujarat seize large cache of banned pain killer which is used by ISIS terrorists

May 30, 2018
DRI raids factory in South Gujarat seize large cache of banned pain killer which is used by ISIS terrorists

Valsad: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) teams raided a medicine factory in Sarigam area of Vapi in Valsad district from where large cache of banned pain killer drug Tramadol, which had gained notoriety owing to its wide-spread use by ISIS terrorists. A DRI official without divulging much details confirmed the raid and said that the cache of drug recovered was worth crores of rupees. The raid which was started earlier in the day with the involvement of Surat, Vapi and...Read More

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