Chennai Customs said, “5.55 kg gold worth Rs 2.53 crore and foreign currency worth Rs24 lakhs seized from passengers arriving from and departing to Gulf under Customs Act & Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). Gold concealed in wigs, socks, innerwear, rectum & aircraft. Six Arrested.”
A Chinese court on Thursday jailed nine people, one with a suspended death sentence, for smuggling fentanyl into the United States, saying this was the first such case the two countries had worked together on.
The two Asian men were caught by the Dubai Police’s Department of Combating Economic Crimes, within 60 minutes only after receiving a tip-off about the crime this January.
Acting on a tipoff, police and coast guard teams carried out an operation on the ship that docked near the coast of Narlidere, close to the Aegean coastal city of Izmir, Anadolu Agency reported.
India’s anti-terrorism investigators have arrested two key suspects in an international smuggling racket on the run since the seizure of 30 kg of gold at the airport here last week.
An Asian passenger thought he could easily smuggle narcotics into Dubai with the resumption of flights after a period of lockdown due to the spread of the Covic-19 pandemic.
The officer explained that by arriving at the coordinates that were specified by the command and control room, he witnessed the exchange of petroleum materials between the ship and the launch.
Two of the gang members came to take the narcotics upon the instructions of their leaders, Hareb said, adding that the suspects took out part of the narcotics estimated at 22 kilograms of crystal from the warehouse to a Sharjah industrial area to be hidden until new instructions would be received.
The smuggling operation was discovered on Thursday evening after one of the men who was being kept inside the home escaped and was seen running down a residential street in his underwear, yelling that he had been kidnapped,