Sachin wrote:Kerala Gold Smuggling round up..
NIA starts hunt for Faisal, gets in touch with agencies in UAE. His passport has been blacklisted, and UAE has also taken steps to stop him leaving that country.
Sandeep's gang likely smuggled 200 kg gold through diplomatic channel.
Customs warns Tvm, Karipur airports; NOC to be revoked if scanners not installed. The government had installed a scanner worth Rs 50 lakhs, however, it got damaged within a few weeks. It was not repaired despite the request from customs department.
^^^ Which other state in India would be so encouraging to the 'business' of smuggling? .
This plan was brought in on 16 Nov 16 to take care of the issues relating to hoarding currency notes, to start hoarding unaccountable Gold, slowly over a period of time it will get pushed into Jewellers and legitimate gold supplies, perhaps this was a new Hawala network to get settlements for Services like being a useful media idiot, terrorist handler or riot maker handled.
It looks the rot runs really deep in the Administrative and Business ecosystems in this country.