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Four Customs officials at Karipur airport suspended.


Kozhikode: Four Customs officials at Karipur international airport, including a superintendent, were suspended by the department on Wednesday for allegedly assisting a syndicate to smuggle a huge volume of foreign brand cigarettes, official sources said here.

Officials said Customs (Preventive) Commissioner Sumit Kumar issued read more »


Mumbai court sends customs ex-superintendent and his wife to jail in corruption case.


The two were also fined a total of Rs. 80,000 and properties to the tune of Rs. 87.82 lakh, which were alleged to be proceeds of their disproportionate assets, were ordered to be forfeited to the state government.

A SPECIAL court on Thursday convicted read more »


Customs officer accused of molesting Uzbek nationals forced to retire.


One of the passengers testified in front of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and identified the officer, accusing him of molestation and obscene sexual acts in the preventive room

The government has compulsorily retired a customs superintendent posted at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International read more »


Special CBI Court convicts Four Years Imprisonment to Two Officials of Customs in Bribery Case.


The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Bangalore has sentenced Shri Srinivas Prasad then Superintendent of Customs to undergo four years simple imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 30,000/- and Shri Lourdu Prabhu then Hawaldar to undergo four years simple imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 15,000/- in read more »


CBI Conducts Raids in Pune, Mumbai, Delhi after FIR against Deputy Commissioner of Customs.


Pune, November 26, 2020: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has today conducted searches at eight places including Mumbai, Pune and Delhi at the premises of public servants and private persons including Importer & Custom Broker which led to the recovery of cash of Rs nine lakh read more »


CBI arrests tax official on Rs 20K graft charge.


The CBI has arrested a superintendent of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) posted at Range V in Chandigarh for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 20,000.

A senior agency official said a case was registered under Section 7 of the Prevention of read more »


CBI arrests Customs deputy-commissioner, exporter in document forgery case.


The CBI had registered the case on December 23, 2017, on a complaint received from the Customs and the Central Excise, Kolkata

The CBI on Monday arrested a deputy commissioner of the Customs and an exporter in Kolkata in connection with a three-year-old case read more »


Missing gold: CBI files FIR against customs officials.


Six customs officials and others have been booked by the CBI in a case where 2.5 kg gold seized from passengers went missing from the godown at the Kempegowda International Airport.

The accused were in charge of 2,594 gram of gold jewellery seized from read more »


Rs 25 lakh penalty imposed on former customs officer for smuggling red sanders worth Rs 1.2 crore in 2013.


THE CUSTOMS Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) in Mumbai has imposed a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on a former senior customs official for allegedly smuggling 12.25 metric tonnes of red sanders worth Rs 1.2 crore in 2013 to the UK from Nhava Sheva port read more »


CBI registers a DA case against Rajagopal Manohar, ex-Commissioner of Customs, Goa.


Panaji: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a disproportionate assets (DA) case against Rajagopal Manohar, the then Commissioner of Customs, Mormugao. According to the information, Manohar is currently posted outside the state as Commissioner CGST.

As per CBI, read more »


CBI books two GST officials for demanding Rs. 5 crore bribe in Hyderabad.


  • The CBI has booked Sudha Rani Chilaka and Sreenivasa Gandhi Bollineni for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs. 5 crore
  • CBI conducted an 11-month-long preliminary read more »


CBI arrests Superintendent of CGST in bribery case, recovers Rs 64 lakh from his premises.


It was alleged that the said official had raided complainant’s factory premises and intimated the latter that he had paid less GST and they would lodge a case against his company and impose a heavy penalty. 

New Delhi: In an alleged bribery case, the Central Bureau read more »


CBI recovers Rs.1 crore in cash, arrests Customs Department appraiser in bribery case.


The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered cash amounting to ?1 crore during searches to crackdown bribery at the Customs Department.

The CBI has arrested an Appraiser of the Customs Department and three others — a Customs House Agent, a middleman and a private person — read more »