ಮಂಗಳೂರು: ವಿಮಾನ ಹಾಗೂ ರೈಲು ಮೂಲಕ ಅಕ್ರಮವಾಗಿ ಚಿನ್ನ ಸಾಗಾಟ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ಇಬ್ಬರು ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಗಳನ್ನು ಬಂಧಿಸಿರುವ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಪೊಲೀಸರು, 1 ಕೋಟಿ ರು. ಮೌಲ್ಯದ ಚಿನ್ನ ವಶ ಪಡಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಕಂದಾಯ ಗುಪ್ತಚರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನಾಯಲದ ಅಧಿಕಾರಿಗಳು ಎರಡು ಪ್ರತ್ಯೇಕ ಪ್ರಕರಣಗಳನ್ನು ಪತ್ತೆ ಹಚ್ಚಿದ್ದು, ಒಟ್ಟು 1.22 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ. ಮೌಲ್ಯದ 2.13 ಕೆ.ಜಿ ಚಿನ್ನ ವಶಪಡಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ಕೇರಳದ ಕಾಸರಗೋಡಿನ ಹಸ್ಸನ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸಮೀರ ಬಂಧಿತ ದಂಪತಿ. ಇವರು ಸೊಂಟಕ್ಕೆ ಹಾಕುವ ಬೆಲ್ಟ್ ನೊಳಗೆ ಸುಮಾರು 66 ಲಕ್ಷ ಮೌಲ್ಯದ 2.13 ಕೆಜಿ ಚಿನ್ನವನ್ನು ಜೋಡಿಸಿ ದುಬೈನಿಂದ ಸ್ಪೈಸ್ ಜೆಟ್ ವಿಮಾನದ ಮೂಲಕ ಆಗಮಿಸಿ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಅಂತಾರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ವಿಮಾನ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣದ ಮೂಲಕ ಸಾಗಾಟಕ್ಕೆ ಯತ್ನಿಸಿದ್ದರು.
Mlore: DRI Seizes 4 Kgs Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore At Airport And Junction Railway Station
Mangaluru: In a major haul involving two separate incidents, DRI Mangalore seized about 4 Kgs of Gold valued at more than Rupees One crore at Mangalore International Airport and Mangaluru Junction Railway Station on 10 February 2018. In the first case, a couple hailing from Kasargod were arrested for trying to smuggle 2.13 Kg of Gold concealed in a specifically made abdominal Belt worn by them under their clothes whereas in another incident two passengers who had smuggled Gold from Nepal and were travelling in train towards Kozhikode, Kerala were nabbed with 16 Gold biscuits concealed in the inner pocket of their pants.
n the first case acting on credible intelligence that two International passengers by name Hassan and Sameera of Kasargod, Kerala arriving by Spicejet Flight No. SG-60 from Dubai to Mangalore at around 08.40 hrs on 10 February 2018 would attempt to smuggle gold into the country, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Regional Unit, Mangalore, mounted surveillance at the Mangalore International Airport. On arrival of the Aircraft from Dubai, the said passengers were identified and intercepted at the Customs Green Channel and were escorted to Customs Arrival area and subjected to thorough checking. During their body check, it was revealed that both were carrying skin coloured Belts tied to their waist. The belts were found to be concealed with some heavy object and on opening them it was found that certain brown coloured rubber-like compound was stuffed inside. The compound was examined by an expert Jeweller and subsequently, it was taken to a gold testing extraction centre and then under the supervision of DRI officers and independent witnesses, Gold extraction was carried out. At the end, Gold of 23.99 Carat purity weighing 2137.04 gms was extracted from the said compound. Their current market value was placed at around 66 lakhs. The contraband gold was later seized by the officers of DRI under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962. Both the passengers who happened to be husband and wife were arrested and produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mangalore and were later released on conditional bail.(mangalorean.com)