Involved in gold smuggling, high-profile IT consultant creates political storm in Kerala. The prime suspect, Swapna Suresh, appears to be close to the ruling party of the stat A multi-agency probe monitored by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval in the Kerala gold smuggling caes is underway which includes the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), the Intelligence. We are creating a gold ecosystem to minimize the high rate of illegal gold mining and smuggling, increase the government's revenue from the resource, create jobs, and improve environmental and. The Kerala High Court has held that mere act of gold smuggling, which is covered under the Customs Act, will not amount to a terrorist act under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act unless the.. The smuggling of gold should have been dealt under the corresponding provision of the Customs Act and not UAPA, his plea said. Aslam claimed a person identified as Lal Mohammad influenced him to deliver some amount of gold to an unknown person in Jaipur and in lieu of that he promised to book a return ticket to Jaipur and offered Rs. 10,000
HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police absolved first lady Auxillia Mnangagwa and her son, Collins, of any involvement in a gold smuggling ring after she issued an extraordinary demand. Zimbabwe Miners Federation president Henrietta Rushwaya was detained with 6kg of gold at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on October 26 The controversial gold smuggling case which pertains to the Customs Department seizing 30 kg of gold in a diplomatic baggage in Trivandrum International Airport, has created a political storm in. Experts say gold smuggling is the type of crime that might appeal even in law-and-order Japan: It requires no violence, has no victims except state coffers and does not call for an aging person to. Not the first time. Interestingly this is not the first time the diplomats from the UAE are caught for gold smuggling to India. In March 2013, in Delhi Airport, a UAE Embassy's Diplomat was caught with an Indian businessman Kamal Jain for smuggling 37 kg gold bars.Kamal Jain was running a jewelry business in Delhi and was earlier also caught by the Department of Revenue Intelligence in gold. The Rajasthan High Court held that the gold smuggling with intent to threaten the economic security of India is a 'terrorist act' under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967. The petition has been filed under section 482 of Cr.P.C. for quashing of FIR under section 16 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 read with Section.
The petitioner, Mohammad Aslam, who was caught smuggling over 1.5kg gold at Jaipur International Airport has sought stay of arrest, investigation and proceedings in the FIR lodged by the NIA under. The black market of gold smuggling is as old as the business of illegal mining in Ghana. Dr Tony Aubyn has worked in the mining industry for more than 30 years. Mohammed Amodu is another gold dealer Directed by William Berke. With Cameron Mitchell, Amanda Blake, Carl Benton Reid, Peter M. Thompson. Pop Hodges runs an equipment store and a fishing boat as blinds for a gold-smuggling operation, unknown to his niece, Susan Clarke who is engaged to deep-sea diver Mike Sloan. Mike knocks out a member of the fishing-boat crew who is trying to steal gold from Hodges' storeroom It's Raining Gold at Mangalore International Airport (MIA)! Gold Seizures from Smugglers keep Customs Officials On Their Toes. Mangaluru: Three of the top 10 airports in India listed by the government, in a reply to the parliament, where the maximum quantity of gold seized over the last three years are to be from Kerala. More than 11,000 kilogram of gold worth Rs 3,122.8 crore has been.
The tax on gold in India aims to curb the financial power of various illegal networks operating in the country. Smuggling the malleable and lucrative metal appears to have been an efficient way to boost profit-margins, with police recently identifying some involved gangs .39 PM IST. The petitioner, Mohammad Aslam, who was caught smuggling over 1.5kg gold at Jaipur International Airport has sought stay of arrest, investigation and proceedings in the FIR lodged by the NIA under provisions of UAPA
The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a question whether the offence of gold smuggling can be termed as terrorist activity under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). A bench of Justices R F Nariman and B R Gavai issued notice to Centre and National Investigating Agency (NIA) on a plea against an order of Rajasthan High Court, which had declined to quash the. The consulate had in an earlier statement condemned the misuse of diplomatic channels to smuggle the gold. It said a former locally-hired employee was responsible for the act
The police say that Swapna had forged documents of the UAE Consulate to obtain diplomatic immunity to run the gold smuggling operations. for two years and then got a job at Air India Sats in. Kochi: Police personnel produce Sarith, accused in gold smuggling case, at a special court in Kochi, Thursday, July 9, 2020. (PTI Photo) Invoking the UAPA Act, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday registered an FIR against four people in connection with the bid to smuggle 30 kg gold via diplomatic cargo addressed to the Consul-General of the UAE in Thiruvananthapuram The Kerala gold smuggling case pertains to smuggling of over 30 kg gold through diplomatic channel between November, 2019 and July, 2020. On Sunday, July 5, 2020, the bag was opened in the presence of a senior officer from the high commissioner's office in Delhi and the consulate official whose name was on the luggage , to reveal the smuggled. Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh. | Photo Credit: PTI Ms. Swapna was an extremely influential lady and she had continued to help officials of the UAE Consulate even after.
Kerala Gold Smuggling Case Takes A Political Turn,Main Accused Swapna Suresh Alleged To Have Close Ties With CM's Office by Swarajya Staff - Jul 7, 2020 04:56 AM Twitte The authorities in United Arab Emirates have launched an investigation in the gold smuggling case to find out who sent the cargo containing gold to the address of UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram Bengaluru: In a major breakthrough in the gold smuggling case in Kerala, the National Investigation Agency has arrested prime accused Swapna Prabha Suresh and her accomplice Sandeep Nair from Bengaluru. Both have been detained from Bangalore along with their family members. They will be produced before the NIA office in Cochin on Sunday
Rihan claimed he was forced out of the company after he identified alleged money laundering and gold smuggling by EY's client, Kaloti Jewellery International DMCC, a Dubai-based gold refiner he. The gold is smuggled out of Venezuela, often through Colombia and the Caribbean, and into Miami, sometimes following drug smuggling routes. The Trump administration is targeting Venezuela's gold. , top bureaucrat's role in question - Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said that the state government had nothing to do with it and put the onus on the central governmen New Delhi, Mar 9 (IANS): The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a query if smuggling of gold could be termed as a terrorist activity under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). A bench of Justices R.F. Nariman and B.R. Gavai sought response from the Centre and National Investigating Agency (NIA) on a plea challenging the Rajasthan High Court order The black market of gold smuggling is as old as the business of illegal mining in Ghana. Dr Tony Aubyn has worked in the mining industry for more than 30 years. Mohammed Amodu is another gold dealer. He gets his gold from illegal small scale miners and sells to clients in Dubai. He would not open up about how he ships his gold to the Gulf States
Kerala gold smuggling: Swapna Suresh, the key suspect, along with her family members, has been taken in custody by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Swapna Suresh will be produced at the. A crime ring is smuggling gold from Mexico across the border in the US. The Customs Service sends an agent to Mexico to try to infiltrate the ring and stop the smuggling. Director: George Blair | Stars: Dorothy Patrick, Robert Rockwell, Kent Taylor, Estelita Rodriguez. Votes: 3 Does that mean the smuggling of the precious yellow metal stopped? No. Police officers continue to seize gold at the country's only international airport and border areas in the southern plains. Between February 2018 and February 2019, approximately 115 kilos of gold has been confiscated across the country, leading to 128 arrests
A study of global gold trading data has uncovered signs of smuggling in several major markets, warning that metals traders, refiners and banks should pay closer attention to potential red flags. According to research by investigative campaign group Global Witness, many countries are currently exporting quantities of gold far in excess of their reported production. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 2 (ANI): The investigation agencies, probing the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case, are doing a professional job and will bring all culprits to the book, Minister of State(MoS) for the Ministry of External Affairs V Muraleedharan said on Friday However, he lost the job after a few years and got involved with the smuggling gang. He used to carry gold bars with him using various techniques and hand over the bars to Bangladeshi smugglers.
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The gold smuggling operation was brought up during a panel discussion between East Sepik businessman Allan Bird, Wau small scale mining branch manager Al Comparativo, Mineral Resource Authority executive manager (regulatory operations division) Roger Gunson and Unitech's Dr Gabriel Arpa The plea filed by advocate Aditya Jain said that after the case was transferred to NIA, it registered an FIR on the ground that the smuggling of the gold by Aslam was done with the intent to threaten the economic security and damaging the monetary stability of India The trail of conflict gold follows a roughly six-step supply chain from eastern Congo to its primary end-products - jewelry, gold bars for investors and banks, and electronics. * Uganda, where AGR is the only gold refinery, is the main transit hub for smuggled gold from eastern Congo, according to U.N. Group of Experts reports
In a stunning revelation that came out to the public domain regarding the high-profile gold smuggling case, the key accused Swapna Suresh has revealed to the ED that the speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly P Sreeramakarishnan called her to his flat with dirty intentions, reports the New Indian Express Gold smuggling Man held for smuggling gold through diplomatic channel in Kerala; woman accused on the run. The man was arrested following his interrogation in connection with the seizure of gold from the diplomatic baggage from Thiruvananthapuram international airport on Sunday, the Customs officials said Pinarayi (CM Pinarayi Vijayan) and Yechury (CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury ) are for the entry of women whereas Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran, the LDF candidate from Kazhakootam, is against it. The government also needs to explain their role in the gold smuggling case, Javadekar said Supreme Court to examine whether gold smuggling can fall within the scope of 'terrorist activity' under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act A Bench of Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and BR Gavai issued notice in a plea filed by one Mohammad Aslam, who had smuggled gold into India for money after he lost his job in Saudi Arabia during the.
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Kochi: K. T. Ramees, a key conspirator in the Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case, shot an experimental video a few months before the smuggling began. The video was shot to earn the trust of. From Kenneth Udeh, Abuja Resolutions to bring an end to illegal mining and gold smuggling and an investigation into the annual loss of $9 billion in Nigeria's mining sector were reached. Probe agencies doing professional job in Kerala gold smuggling case: MoS External Affairs The investigation agencies, probing the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case, are doing a professional job and will bring all culprits to the book, Minister of State(MoS) for the Ministry of External Affairs V Muraleedharan said on Friday
Henrietta Gold Smuggling Latest: Businessman Ali Mahommed Hangs Rushwaya To Dry. When Henrieta Rushwaya was arrested at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport where she was found with 6kg of gold destined for Dubai, she told Criminal Investigation Department (CID) detectives that she was carrying the gold on behalf of one Ali Mahommed Kochi: The gold smuggling case accused P S Sarith has given a statement against the UAE consul general. According to Sarith's statement given to the Enforcement Directorate (ED), it was the UAE. If you are one of their people, every single job is available to you. He continued, If you carry their flag, any amount of gold smuggling is allowed. You can sit in the chief minister's office.
Resolutions to bring an end to illegal mining and gold smuggling in the country and investigation to an annual loss of 9Billion Dollars in Nigeria's mining sector as result of the aforementioned. HARARE - A report by a global research group estimated that cash-strapped Zimbabwe is losing at least $1.5-billion a year through the smuggling of gold, mainly to traders in Dubai. The figure is higher than the government's own estimates of $1.2-billion a year lost through the illicit gold trade Gold was smuggled through Thiruvananthapuram airport on 21 occasions and she facilitated the smuggling.Sarith gave the smuggled gold to Sandeep, who in turn gave it to Ramees, it said The investigation resulted in the discovery that Lovely Gold Inc. and Sinnathamby were responsible for smuggling jewellery into Canada over a period of 17 months. On March 1, Lovely Gold Inc. and Sinnathamby pleaded guilty to two counts each of evasion of duties, with a total criminal fine for the four charges equalling $760,000.00 A total of three persons including two Air India SATS employees were arrested by customs officials for allegedly smuggling gold worth around INR7.3 million ($100,000). Following the gold smuggling case, a passenger was detained for interrogation after his arrival from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Facing flak from the opposition in the gold smuggling case, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the attack on the state government was a 'planned campaign' to tarnish its image, as. Kerala gold smuggling case: UAE Consulate gunman suspended. Mumbai Mirror / Updated: Jul 22, 2020, Kerala youth who lost driver's job during lockdown and joined a supermarket dies in accident. Police officers examine the scene of a suspected gold smuggling case in Chau Doc City, An Giang, October 30, 2020. Tien Vu / Tuoi Tre. Senior Colonel Noi directed police officers to carry out the. New Delhi: The ED has taken into custody M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, in connection with the gold smuggling case after the high court denied him anticipator
business Jobs. Dallas company is at the center of a wild international gold-smuggling scheme NTR Metals allegedly helped South American drug dealers reap billions of dollars in cash from gold. At least 60 kg of gold could be smuggled from Zimbabwe to Dubai, United Arab Emirates monthly, depriving the southern African country of crucial foreign-exchange revenues, Zimbabwe's state media reported Monday. In an interview with Herald newspaper, Prosecutor-General Kumbirai Hodzi said an int Does that mean the smuggling of the precious yellow metal stopped? No. Police officers continue to seize gold at the country's only international airport and border areas in the southern plains. Between February 2018 and February 2019, approximately 115 kilos of gold has been confiscated across the country, leading to 128 arrests The Customs Department has been probing the case of smuggling at least 30 kg gold, allegedly through diplomatic channels, which was seized at the Thiruvananthapuram airport earlier this year Unlike the trading of drugs, gold smuggling has become a lucrative business because of its value internationally and its easiness to conceal, but it comes at a price. The illegal mining in the rainforests of Latin American countries such as Peru and Ecuador has caused the exploitation of the environment and, worse, has spurred human rights.