He said he also unearthed a gang of smugglers
who used to import electronic goods from China and later changed them with stones and marbles evading millions of rupees taxes.
And the smugglers
constantly maintain communication with them.
To celebrate the Guinness World Record, The Smugglers
Cove is throwing a huge rum party on September 4, to which they are giving away 151 tickets, as well as a year's supply of rum for one lucky winner.
Giving details of the incident, Rao told the media that the police launched combing operation in the forest area last night on receiving information that nearly 200 smugglers
were cutting down the sandal wood trees.
Some policemen were also injured in the encounter with the smugglers
According to eyewitness testimony collected by the International Organization of Migration (IOM), at this point a "violent argument" broke out, with the smugglers
"yelling and throwing sticks at the migrants.
This does not represent an increase on previous years and is clearly not a deterrent for smugglers
Tactical operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of smugglers
during harvesting season.
Security source told NINA that smugglers
tried to enter Iraqi territories, coming from Syrian territories, near Qa'im district, in far western Anbar province, but border force encountered them and prevent them from entering into Iraq.
AL-HODEIDA, July 23 -- A Sudanese family of six was being held by a smuggler
in Al-Lohia, Hodeida when four of the six family members were able to escape and inform the authorities.
But the smuggling from Iran has soared since the collapse of the rial last year made the markup smugglers
could charge--more than 700 per cent--so lucrative they couldn't pass up the opportunity.
Jazan, Rabi'I 21, 1434, Feb 2, 2013, SPA -- Border Guard Command in Jazan region announced today the martyrdom of the border guard soldier Abdul-Baqi bin Obaidan Al-Mutani, when he was shot by a group of smugglers
while performing his daily work tasks.