13.09.2022- DRI seizes 19.5 kg of foreign-origin gold which had been smuggled into India from Sri Lanka from a person in Ramnad Tamil Nadu.

13.09.2022- DRI seizes FICN having face value of Rs 12.96 lakhs from a foreign national in New Delhi.

12.09.2022- DRI seizes 667 kg of ganja valued at Rs 1.33 crore in the illicit market from a truck in Diengpasoh village near Shillong.

11.09.2022- DRI seizes 2004 kg of ganja valued at Rs 5 crore in the illicit market from a truck at Lalmati Guwahati.

09.09.2022- DRI seizes 39.5 kg of heroin valued at Rs 275 crores in the illicit international market from a consignment at Kolkata port.

07.09.2022- DRI seizes 387 kg of ganja from a truck at Maiti toll plaza Muzaffarpur.

05.09.2022- DRI seizes 85.6 thousand pieces of e-cigarettes valued at Rs 20 crores in the illicit market from a truck en route from Mundra SEZ to Mumbai via Surat.

01.09.2022- DRI seizes 2.5 kg of foreign-origin gold at CSI Airport Mumbai.

30.08.2022- DRI seizes 7.1 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger vehicle near Indore.

27.08.2022- DRI seizes 2.5 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger en route to Delhi from Gorakhpur via Sultanpur on a bus.

27.08.2022- DRI seizes 6.63 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger vehicle near Mantripukhri area Imphal.

26.08.2022- DRI seizes 995 gm of foreign-origin gold from two passengers en route to Patna via Bakhtiyarpur-Patna Highway on a bus.

25.08.2022- DRI seizes 7009 carats of pearls from a passenger at CSI Airport Mumbai.

25.08.2022- DRI seizes 12.64 kg of foreign-origin gold from a residential building in Sealdah area of Kolkata.

23.08.2022- DRI seizes 3.44 kg hypnic weed valued at Rs 1.55 crore in the illicit market from a postal consignment at Foreign Post Office Mumbai.

22.08.2022- DRI seizes two Marmoset monkeys four Tarsier monkeys 141 Iguanas and 12 bearded dragons which were being smuggled into India from a passenger at Chennai International Airport.

19.08.2022- DRI seizes 160 live turtles six Titar / Grey Partridge and 150 birds of different endangered species from a passenger at Unnao Railway Junction.

19.08.2022- DRI seizes 12.92 kg heroin valued at Rs 91 crores in the international illicit market from the checked-in baggage of a passenger at Bengaluru International Airport.

16.08.2022- DRI seizes 4.98 kg of foreign-origin gold from a motorcycle in Chandel District Manipur.

11.08.2022- DRI seizes 0.470 kg heroin valued at Rs 3.29 crores in the international illicit market from a consignment at New Courier Terminal IGI Airport Delhi.

07.08.2022- DRI seizes 3.49 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Patna Railway Junction.

06.08.2022- DRI seizes 6.97 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger vehicle near Pherima village Dimapur Nagaland.

05.08.2022- DRI seizes 12.24 MT of Red Sanders logs from an export-bound container at Kattupalli Chennai.

04.08.2022- DRI seizes Rs 71.70 lakhs worth of foreign currency from a passenger at Chandigarh International Airport.

03.08.2022- DRI unearths Customs duty evasion of Rs. 2217 crores by Vivo Mobile India.

03.08.2022- DRI seizes 7.138 kg of foreign-origin gold from two passengers travelling in a public bus along the Pallel-Imphal road.

03.08.2022- DRI seizes 976 gm of amphetamine having an estimated value of Rs 3 crore in the illicit international market from a passenger at Bengaluru International Airport.

03.08.2022- DRI seizes 934 gm of amphetamine having an estimated value of Rs 2.85 crore in the illicit international market from a passenger at Bengaluru International Airport.

01.08.2022- DRI seizes 16 kg heroin valued at over Rs 110 crores in the international illicit market from the baggage of a passenger at KSR Bengaluru City Junction.

31.07.2022- DRI seizes 661 kg of Ephedrine and 5200 kg of raw materials valued at Rs. 133 crores in the international illicit market from a clandestine factory in Yamunanagar Haryana.

30.07.2022- DRI seizes 2.45 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Jaipur International Airport.

28.07.2022- DRI seizes 2.32 kg of foreign-origin gold concealed in a vehicle near Pallel village Manipur.

27.07.2022- DRI seizes 2.108 kg cocaine valued at over Rs 20 crores in the international illicit market from the checked-in baggage of a passenger at IGI Airport New Delhi.

27.07.2022- DRI seizes 2.333 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at IGI Airport New Delhi.

26.07.2022- DRI seizes 1.826 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger who had just boarded Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express.

24.07.2022- DRI seizes 8.5 kg of foreign-origin gold from two persons at Ahmedabad International Airport.

24.07.2022- DRI seizes 9.06 lakhs sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from two container trucks in Guwahati.

20.07.2022- DRI seizes 13.525 MT of Red Sanders logs from an export-bound container near Chennai.

20.07.2022- DRI seizes 5.50 lakhs sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from courier consignments in transit from Tezpur Assam to sorting hubs at Gurgaon Agra and Kolkata.

20.07.2022- DRI seizes 1179.10 kgs cannabis and 513 bottles of Eskuf Syrup from a house near India-Bangladesh Border in Matinagar village District Sepahijila Tripura.

18.07.2022- DRI seizes 3.872 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at NSCB International Airport Kolkata.

17.07.2022- DRI seizes 1.758 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Kolkata Railway Station.

16.07. 2022- DRI seizes 3.5 lakh sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from a house in Raipur.

15.07.2022- DRI seizes 1171.600 grams of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Barauni Junction near Begusarai Bihar.

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Reward Scheme

The Directorate of Revenue intelligence appreciates and encourages information provided by the informers. The inputs by the conscientious citizens of the country helps DRI to prevent the illegal import and commercial frauds, which otherwise are detrimental to the economy of our country. To appreciate and encourage the citizens, monetary reward based on the value of the confiscated goods and penalty realised. The extent of reward depends upon the specificity and accuracy of the information, the risk and trouble undertaken, the extent and nature of the help rendered by the informer, whether information gives clues to persons involved in smuggling, or their associates etc. In exceptional cases the reward to the informers can be as high as 20% of the value of confiscated goods and penalty realised. However, the informer is discouraged from submitting any false information, which is liable to prosecution. The reward is disbursed only after conclusion of adjudication/ appeal/revision proceedings. The final reward is determined on the basis of the net sale proceeds of goods seized/confiscated (if any) and/or the amount of additional duty/fraudulently claimed Drawback recovered plus penalty/fine recovered.

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