30.10.2023- DRI seizes 100 MT of Betel Nuts from four containers which had arrived in Kolkata Port from Indonesia and declared to contain ‘Broom Sticks’.

29.10.2023- DRI seizes 107 litres of liquid Mephedrone from a factory involved in production and storage of narcotics at Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar Maharashtra

27.10.2023- DRI seizes 64.520 MT of Areca Nuts from forty containers illicitly imported from Jakarta Indonesia in the guise of ‘Cotton Rags’.

26.10.2023- DRI seizes 995 grams cocaine and 1623 grams black cocaine from two passengers who had landed at Mumbai International Airport.

24.10.2023- DRI seizes 94.95 lakhs sticks of foreign origin cigarettes from three containers mis-declared to contain fresh fruit “Longan” from Thailand in New Delhi.

23.10.2023- DRI seizes 3.461 kg foreign-origin gold concealed inside the toilet of Indigo flight which was arrived at Cochin International Airport

22.10.2023- DRI seizes 23Kg cocaine 7.4 Kg mephedrone and 4.3 Kg ketamine from various locations in Aurangabad.

21.10.2023- DRI seizes 4.583 kg foreign-origin gold from three persons in Mahipalpur area.

21.10.2023- DRI seizes 5.500 kg foreign-origin gold from three passengers who had landed at Manohar International Airport Goa.

21.10.2023- DRI seizes 8.600 kg Ambergris two Indian nationals.

20.10.2023- DRI seizes 4.380 kg foreign-origin gold and Rs. 13.26 lakh cash from an airport staff.

19.10.2023- DRI seizes 319 pieces of dried turtle skin weighing 25 Kg from two persons intercepted at Chapra Junction Railway Station.

19.10.2023- DRI seizes 4.660 kg foreign-origin gold concealed inside a waist belt and a specially tailored cavity in the trousers worn by a person intercepted outside the Bidhannagar Railway Station on the outskirts of Kolkata.

17.10.2023- DRI seizes 2050 gram cocaine from premises of a person in Mumbai.

17.10.2023- DRI seizes 7 live baby Peacocks from a person intercepted at Patna Junction Railway station.

17.10.2023- DRI seizes 1432 gram cocaine from two Tanzanian nationals intercepted at CSMI Airport Mumbai.

17.10.2023- DRI seizes old and used photocopier machines valued at Rs. 1.18 crore from an import consignment which was mis declared containing wet dates.

17.10.2023- DRI seizes 4180 gram cocaine from a passenger who had landed at two Tanzanian nationals intercepted at NSCBI Airport Kolkata.

16.10.2023- DRI seizes 4.980 kg foreign-origin gold from a lady travelling in a Scooter near Kakching Lamkai on the Imphal-Moreh Road.

16.10.2023- DRI seizes 374.324 Kg ganja concealed under HDPE sacks containing paddy husk inside a truck at the Mumbai Kolkata Highway.

16.10.2023- DRI seizes 520.200 Kg ganja concealed in a specially built cavity between the driver cabin and the cargo portion of the truck intercepted at Borkhedi Toll Plaza Nagpur.

15.10.2023- DRI seizes 2485 gram cocaine from one passenger who had landed at Mumbai International Airport.

14.10.2023- DRI seizes 31.700 kg foreign-origin gold by busted a syndicate involved in smuggling of foreign origin gold moving through land route and train route in Varanasi Nagpur and Mumbai.

13.10.2023- DRI seizes 132 grams heroin from a car with three occupants near Khowai Chowmuhani Mohanpur West Tripura.

13.10.2023- DRI seizes 1300 gram cocaine from one Tanzanian lady intercepted at CSMI Airport Mumbai.

13.10.2023- DRI seizes 8.022 kg foreign-origin gold and Indian currency valued at Rs. 1.22 from two premises at Mumbai.

12.10.2023- DRI seizes 18.74 lakhs sticks of foreign origin cigarettes from a go-down premises located at Hermon Elim House Electric Veng Aizawl.

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DRI Events

Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the first Global Conference on Cooperation in Enforcement Matters GCCEM in New Delhi

Inaugural Global Conference on Cooperation in Enforcement Matters GCCEM organised by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence DRI concludes in New Delhi with a resolve to reinforce global cooperation in the fight against cross border crimes

Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates DRI’s 65th Founding Day Celebrations on 5th December 2022

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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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