Directorate Of Revenue Intelligence

  • Two arrested with fake currency notes in Muzaffarpur February 9, 2014

    Two people were arrested on Sunday with fake currency notes of face value Rs.3.98 lakh in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. They were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Maithi when they were on their way to deliver the counterfeit notes at Bettiah, the district headquarters of West...
  • Pak woman moves HC after being denied permission to go home February 19, 2013

    Mumbai: A Pakistani woman national, who has been acquitted in a case of possessing fake Indian currency after remaining in jail for 30 months, has moved the Bombay High Court challenging the decision of authorities to deny her permission to return to her country. Rashida Tinwalla, 42, who had come...
  • CBI raids Customs, DRI officials over bribery charges January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday raided top Customs and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials over bribery charges. CBI raids are on at 24 places in four states following the charges. CBI sources say some high ranking officials were under scrutiny. Raids are on in Kolkata, Delhi, Punjab...
  • CBI arrests senior DRI official in Chennai March 7, 2012

    Chennai: The CBI on Wednesday arrested a senior Directorate of Revenue Intelligence official in Chennai for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 8 lakh and an iPad. He was caught while accepting the first installment of Rs 2 lakhs. C Rajan, DRI Additional Director General, was allegedly caught while accepting the...
  • EC asks enforcement agencies to keep vigil March 6, 2011

    New Delhi: With an aim of curbing use of money power during the forthcoming assembly polls, the Election Commission (EC) has asked enforcement agencies like Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) to keep a close vigil on suspicious cash withdrawals and fake currency emanating both from inside and outside the country. Besides...
  • Govt sends notice to the Big B for duty evasion September 26, 2008

    New Delhi: It seems trouble won't stop following superstar Amitabh Bachchan. The actor has now been issued a showcause notice by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for defaulting on a duty payment on imported goods. Bachchan has come under the scanner after he bought goods worth £44,000 and sought a...
  • The infamous and the obscure lead child's panel February 21, 2008

    New Delhi: The National Children's Commission may soon have among its members, Sunil Gupta, a man accused of smuggling and evading custom and excise duties worth crores of rupees. He is currently on the run and is wanted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence. Not just that, already on board...
  • DRI opposes bail to builder Bhosale June 16, 2007

    Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has filed a petition before the Bombay High court challenging the bail given to millionaire Pune businessman Avinash Bhosale. The DRI arrested Bhosale, a powerful builder and hotelier, at the Mumbai airport on Sunday night after he was found with goods worth Rs 47...
  • DRI widens net to nab Pune builder June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after influential Pune builder Avinash Bhosale was granted bail in a customs evasion case, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has summoned him to Mumbai for interrogation. DRI has asked Bhosale to appear before it every day for questioning on his purchases abroad. The Directorate says it's...
  • Millionaire given bail, DRI livid June 20, 2007

    Mumbai / Pune: Ducking from the probing flashes of the media at the Azad Maidan police station in Mumbai on Sunday evening, millionaire builder Avinash Bhosale was preparing for the worst. Bhonsle claimed a tax refund at the Heathrow airport saying he would pay the same in India. When he reached...
  • 20 kgs of heroin seized in Delhi June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have claimed to have seized 22 kgs of heroin from three Amritsar-based alleged drug traffickers, worth Rs 22 crore in the international market. Acting on a tip off, the police conducted a search in a parking lot in North Delhi on Thursday. They arrested three...