DRI Alerts:- On the basis of specific intelligence Directorate of Revenue Intelligence put the import consignment of Gypsum Powder in the name of M/s. Champion Impex Private Limited, Ahmedabad on hold and examined two 20 feet containers said to be containing 1950 bags of Gypsum Powder, on 10.02.2018 at Mundra Port.
Upon examination each of the two containers were found stuffed with 50 boxes of cigarettes, arranged in last two rows, concealed behind bags of gypsum powder. When opened, the said 100 boxes were found to contain 14,40,000 cigarettes of Gudang Garam International brand. Conservative estimates put the value of the smuggled 14,40,000 cigarettes in excess of Rs. 1.44 Crore in Indian domestic market. A case of the smuggling of cigarettes has been booked by DRI and further investigations are going on.