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Four alleged drug couriers arrested to smuggle 11 kilograms of methamphetamine at Auckland Airport

WELLINGTON: Four people who allegedly tried to smuggle 11 kilograms of methamphetamine into the country appeared in Manukau District Court on Monday. They were charged with importing and possessing around 11 kilograms of methamphetamine. New Zealand Customs Service stopped the individuals, who were allegedly posing as tourists, at Auckland Airport on Sunday. A search of their suitcases revealed a white ... Read More »

Thailand police arrest Malaysian smuggler for illicit RM658k ivory

Bangkok: Thai police seized more than 135 kilograms of ivory tusks worth 181,250 USD (5.8 million baht) which had arrived from Africa. A Malaysian man has been arrested by Thai police for allegedly being behind an international illegal ivory trade network. According to Reuters, Teo Boon Ching, 51, was arrested on Thursday after Thai police seized 51 pieces of African ... Read More »

Two Jamaican businessmen arrested due to non tax payment of $28 million

KINGSTON: The Administration Jamaica (TAJ) described as “delinquent taxpayers”, were recently arrested in separate operations conducted by the Special Enforcement Team of the TAJ and the St Thomas police, for outstanding taxes amounting to $28 million. The arrests were made on warrants of disobedience after Jeremiah Walker, principal director of St Thomas Cable Network Limited, failed to appear in court ... Read More »

Venezuela: 1, 111 involved in ‘drug trafficking’ detained

VENEZUELA: It has been informed by the Director of Anti-Organized Crime Office Yurima Gill that Attorney General’s Office that 1, 111 people have been arrested in smuggling offences The official noted that overall, 2,584 people have been detained, 1,082 of whom are held in custody. Gil also highlighted that authorities have been giving quick response to irregularities, “but always acting ... Read More »

Indonesia catches 800 more criminals involved in various crimes

JAKARTA: In a crackdown made by Jakarta police in case of street crime and other activities which were seen as disturbances of public order, 800 people were arrested involved in different crimes. “Operation Thuggery” was held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., netting a total of 809 offenders, Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Martinus Sitompul said on Thursday. “We seized ... Read More »

US Central Bureau of investigation seizes 4 gold bars, clutches a teenager smuggler

NEW YORK: US Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) has seized four gold bars and nabbed a teenager smuggler at the Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery . The two police officers, who were on deputation at the airport, were arrested along with a teenager who carried the gold from Dubai and a travel agent. The arrests were made by Customs officials ... Read More »

US Customs arrests 19 years old women for smuggling $139,000 marijuana

NEW YORK: US Custom and protection boarder was arrested a 19 years woman for attempting to smuggle marijuana into US. The marijuana are worth an estimated $139,000. The marijuana was concealed throughout her Chevrolet SUV, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. The woman was from Agua Prieta, Sonora, and was taken into custody by U.S. Immigrations and Customs ... Read More »

US Customs officers arrest homicide warrant suspect at airport

MIAMI: US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport arrested a man wanted on a homicide warrant Jan. 8. The U.S. citizen was returning from Kingston, Jamaica, when CBP officers became aware there was a warrant for his arrest out of the Broward Sheriff’s Office. CBP officers apprehended the suspect shortly after his plane arrived and ... Read More »

80 Chinese arrested on Timber smuggling

BEIJING:  More than 80 Chinese were arrested for smuggling timber in Waimaw in Kachin State and faced legal action in accordance with Myanmar existing laws. The alleged smugglers were rounded up in Washaung, Manwain, Sinikhu, Mandaung, Lawkhunyan and Sadon in Waimaw Township in Kachin State. About 19 Myanmar citizens were also arrested. According to the military’s statement, the detained Chinese ... Read More »

Kuwaiti customs arrests ‘lord of the liquor’

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti police have recently taken drugs and liquor into custody from a luxury apartment along with a man who is better known as “lord of the liquor” on charges of smuggling large quantities of alcoholic drinks and drugs into the Gulf emirate. The Arabic language daily Alwatan said police raided a suspected luxury apartment and seized drugs, scores of ... Read More »

South Africa police seize 50kg gold

JOHANNESBURG: Police arrested six men at the Pumulani Toll Plaza on the N1 in Pretoria for gold smuggling and found 50kg gold worth worth RS23 million in vehicles. Police said four suspects were employed by a cash-in-transit company. Hawks spokesperson Paul Ramaloko says the suspects face charges of dealing and smuggling in precious metals. “We believe that these men are ... Read More »

Serving inflated tax notices: E&T nails 25 officials for mismanagement

LAHORE: The Punjab Excise and Taxation (E&T) Department has arrested 25 officials on charges of sending inflated property tax notices to the consumers against the policy of the government. The overbilling has been detected in different cities including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat and Sheikhupura and the action has been taken after the chief minister took notice ... Read More »

ANF seizes narcotics worth Rs5.75b

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force claimed to have captured 3.1 tonnes of narcotics and arrested eight drug smugglers. The force claimed that the seized drugs worth was amounting to Rs5.75 billion. The narcotics were recovered during different raids carried out in Faisalabad, Lahore, Khanewal, Hyderabad and Pishin and. According to an ANF press release, most of the seized drug was destined ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes auto parts, tyres, tobacco worth Rs 8.1m

LAHORE: Directorate of Investigation &Intelligence Lahore seized auto parts, tyres and tobacco worth Rs 8.1 million and lodged FIR against Culprits. As per details, Customs I&I seized engines, auto parts and tyres worth Rs 7.1 million at Motorway interchange, Thokar Niaz Baigh the other day. A Source told Customs Today, that the Customs Investigation and Intelligence seized 73 High traffic ... Read More »