DRI Seizes Rs 3.4 Cr Worth Of Red Sanders From Sanand
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday said it had seized Red Sanders meant to be smuggled out of the country hidden in a godown in rural Ahmedabad.
Acting on intelligence, DRI recovered 4.229 metric tonnes of Red Sanders, whose estimated valued is Rs 3.4 crore in the international market, from a godown in Sanand.
The seizure comes in the case the DRI sleuths were investigating since May this year when they had seized 14.63 metric tonnes of Red Sanders in the last week of May 2022 from Mundra Port in Kutch.
A statement on Tuesday said that specific intelligence was developed and two godowns in Sanand industrial area of Ahmedabad were identified from where the earlier consignment of Red Sanders was stuffed in the export container by the conspirators.
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