The Central Bureau of Investigation has today conducted searches at eight places including Mumbai, Pune & Delhi at the premises of public servants and private persons including Importer & Custom Broker which led to the recovery of cash of Rs. 9 lakh (approx) and incriminating documents in an on-going investigation of a case.

A case was registered against Deputy Commissioner of Customs & others including Appraiser Group, Appraiser Shed, Examiner Shed, and private persons. It was alleged that said Customs officials while posted at Air Cargo Complex, Sahar, Mumbai during 2016-17 entered into a conspiracy with others including Proprietors of private companies and fraudulently cleared the consignments which were declared “Metal Toy Gun” under CTH 95030030 instead of CTH 93039000 and also, there was undervaluation of the goods in violation of the Import Policy as mandated in the Compulsory Customs Requirements (CCRs), thereby causing the pecuniary advantage to the importer and loss to the Government of India.

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