Konaje police arrested 3 persons for sandalwood smuggling

Monday, February 7th, 2022

Mangaluru : Konaje police have arrested three persons in connection with a sandalwood smuggling case. Sandalwood logs worth around Rs 25,000 have been seized from them. Those arrested are Majeed alias Nawaz of Beluvai, Sharief alias Duniya Sharief of Bantwal and Lakshman Shetty of Varkady. The accused were arrested near the vicinity of Mangalore University. […]

Gold seized from a man at Mangalore airport

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs sleuths on Friday arrested Ismail Ahmad, a resident of Kasaragod in Kerala, on the charge of smuggling 1.23 kg of gold at the international airport here. According to Customs sleuths, Ahmad had concealed in his undergarments the gold in powder form mixed with solid gum. He was also carrying gold in […]

Sullia : Three persons arrested for Smuggling Sandalwood

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Sullia : Two persons were arrested by Dakshina Kannada district police after they were found to be smuggling sandalwood, weighing 31 kg in a car at Jalsoor, Sullia here. The arrested have been identified as Ashraf and Unais, both residents of Kodagu have been booked under Indian Penal Code Section 379 and Karnataka Forest Act. […]

Customs officers seizes contraband item valued Rs.57.60 lakhs at Mangaluru Airport

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Airport 2

Mangaluru : The Customs officers at Mangalore International Airport seized contraband valued over Rs.57.60 lakhs in 12 instances of smuggling in January. In the first instance of smuggling, gold in the form of English alphabet “E” shaped silver coloured plates totally weighing about 759.200 grams valued over Rs.21.56 lakhs were found ingeniously concealed in the […]

Smuggling in MIA; officials seized contraband values over Rs 52 lakh

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Mangaluru: In the month of September, Mangaluru International Airport customs officers have detected 18 cases of smuggling of contraband goods and recovered 1133.000 grams of gold, foreign currency equivalent to INR 12.74 lakhs and 236 cartons of foreign cigarettes having no statutory pictorial warning, totally valued over Rs.52 Lakhs. Dr M Subramaniyam, Commissioner of customs […]

Police nabbed absconded ganja peddler

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Manjeshwara: Police have successfully arrested absconded ganja peddler on Friday. Abbas alias Ambachu (42) of Mallangai is the arrested person. He was on run after police raided his auto rickshaw. He left the auto rickshaw and ganja and ran away from the sight of police. Police had stopped his rickshaw while he was smuggling the […]

Coast Guard organises seminar on sea-borne smuggling

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Mangaluru : Indian Coast Guard, Karnataka, held a seminar on tasking against sea-borne smuggling and narcotics control onboard its state-of-art Offshore Patrol Vessel, ICGS Shore, on Sunday. The seminar, organised on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, included presentations on topics related to drug abuse and sea-borne smuggling and discussions […]

Mangalore Customs sized Rs.17,19,460/- worth gold at Mangalore International Airport

Monday, March 24th, 2014
Mangalore Customs

Mangalore : The officers of Customs at Mangalore International Airport have once again thwarted an attempt of smuggling of gold and seized gold staple pins, totally weighing 577.000 grams and valued at Rs.17,19,460/- concealed as silver colour coated staple pins in 18 carton boxes of vegetable dry fruits from the possession of a passenger named […]

Smuggler held in Mumbai with gold biscuits concealed inside Snickers chocolate

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Mumbai: Airport Intelligence Unit Customs officials on Wednesday seized gold weighing 400 gm and valued at over Rs 12 lakh being smuggled into the country and took a person into custody. The man named Raees Ahmed was smuggling these biscuits concealed in a Snickers chocolate packet. The biscuits were hidden in the chocolate layer of […]

Kasargod man arrested by customs officials at airport for smuggling Iranian saffron

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Mangalore :  Iranian saffron of Badiee brand weighing 10 kg and worth Rs 10 lakhs was seized from a person hailing from Pallikere in Kasargod  by the customs officials at Mangalore International Airport on September 4, Wednesday. The saffron was found hidden in two cardboard boxes between clothes. The man named Shukur Pallipuzhu had arrived […]