Did you know that the code name for smuggled gold bars is ‘Cadbury’ because of the size and shape? Or that Customs officials have developed a sixth sense to sometimes catch gold smugglers at airports? Oh, did you know how the smugglers smuggle gold hidden in their rectum and how Customs officials retrieve it?
OpIndia Editor Nirwa Mehta, in a freewheeling chat with Dr Kiran Kumar Karlapu spoke about this and a lot more.
All things you may or may not wanted to know about pichhe se sona kaise nikalta hai.
Amongst other things, Dr Kiran mentions how informants, who give tipoffs to Customs officials can get up to 20% of the value of the goods retrieved. And all this is tax free.