Customs officer held in gold smuggling case

Saturday 25 May 2019 10:00 am IST


Thiruvananthapuram: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Friday arrested a customs official in connection with its probe to smuggle gold through Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. 

Investigators identified the suspect V. Radhakrishnan, Superintendent, Air Customs Unit, Thiruvananthapuram, and arrested him for the alleged attempted smuggling of 25 kilograms of gold worth 8. 5 crores by a passenger while he was on duty at that time on 13th of this month.

He will be subjected to detailed interrogation.