As per the recent reports, The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized consignments of smuggled 50-kg gold at the Mumbai International Airport.
It was reported that DRI officials and Mumbai Customs from a DHL courier packet, which arrived from Gulf region on Thursday.
Sources told the media, “The investigation is in progress. Our team is getting into the roots of this consignment”.
The seizure of seizure was made from a DHL courier packet.
Sources said, “The investigation is in progress. Our team is getting into the roots of this consignment”.
In another incident which took place on Wednesday night, Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) has reportedly recovered 4.7-kg of gold from an Air India aircraft, which was parked in the Mumbai Airport.
A police official told the media, “The gold includes 26 bars worth Rs 1.25 crore was hidden in a cotton cloth bag tied with a black nylon rope to the panel of aircraft. After much difficulty, the bag was retrieved. On opening the bag, two large packets were found which were wound with black and green cellphone tape”.
It was further added, “It is extremely difficult to hide smuggled gold under the carpet of aircraft by a common air traveler. Hence, we suspect someone from the engineering section may be involved in the smuggling racket. The investigation is on”.