Articles tagged under: DRI

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

DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

May 18, 2018
DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized a ship-load of smuggled high speed diesel worth over Rs 26 crores from Kandla port in Gujarat. A DRI official today said that the diesel smuggled from UAE in vessel MT Al Heera was imported by mis-declairation as Base Oil SN 50. It was seized on the basis of tip off to the Ahmedabad zonal unit of the DRI. 'A discreet watch was kept on the vessel and as soon as it berthed at the Kandla oil jetty the DRI officials checke...Read More

DRI Surat/Vapi unit teams bust Advance Authorization Scheme fraud of 231.66 crores

May 07, 2018
DRI Surat/Vapi unit teams bust Advance Authorization Scheme fraud of 231.66 crores

Surat: The officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Surat and Vapi units have busted a large scale advance authorization scheme fraud by involving goods of over Rs 231.66 crores and custom duty evasion of Rs 64.76 and arrested the managing partner of a Mumbai based jeweler's firm who was an overseas citizen of India holding British Passport. A DRI official today said that action on a tip off the DRI teams searched the premises of a Mumbai based jeweler’s firm located on ...Read More

DRI nabs two carriers of Mumbai based international gold smuggling racket from Ahmedabad airport with 1.6 kg gold

April 25, 2018
DRI nabs two carriers of Mumbai based international gold smuggling racket from Ahmedabad airport with 1.6 kg gold

Ahmedabad: A team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested two carriers of a Mumbai based international gold smuggling racket from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here with 1.6 gold. They had arrived here in two different flights from Dimapur, capital of Nagaland last evening after collecting gold from their accomplice in Myanmar. Prior to this arrest on the tip off by DRI, Ahmedabad, the Airport Intelligence Unit at Delhi Airport ...Read More

DRI busts smuggling of fake-Gutakhas to Dubai via Malaysia with involvement of Ahmedabad based Exporting firm

April 24, 2018
DRI busts smuggling of fake-Gutakhas to Dubai via Malaysia with involvement of Ahmedabad based Exporting firm

Ahmedabad/Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has busted the smuggling of ingredients of Pan Masla to Malaysia by one Ahmedabad based exporting firm and then mixing them there to preparing fake pouches of branded Gutkhas to be sent to Dubai. The DRI team from Ahmedabad also seized such items worth Rs 38 lakhs from Mumbai port. A DRI official said that specific intelligence was developed by Zonal unit of DRI at Ahmedabad that one Ahmedabad based exporting firm...Read More

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