Thursday, May 25, 2017

30 Kg Gold Missing from IGI Customs Vault, CBI Arrests Senior Official

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested a senior customs official on charges of pilferage of gold from the department's warehouse at Delhi's international airport.
The suspect, who was presently posted in Sonipat, was produced before a Delhi court and remanded to probe agency custody till 28th May.
It is being suspected that around 30 kilogrammes of gold, in the form of bullion and jewellery, had gone missing from the customs warehouse. The value of stolen gold was estimated at Rs 25 crore.
The theft of gold surfaced during an inspection of vaults by Stock Taking Committee between January 9 to February 21 this year.
25/05/17 News18