DRI exposes over Rs 1000 Crore rice export scam

Posted on:29 Feb 2016 14:44:34
DRI exposes over Rs 1000 Crore rice export scam
29 February 2016 Current Affairs: The officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have unearthed a huge rice scam. The scam worth Rs 1,000 Crores involves the export of high-quality Basmati rice to Iran. The rice being exported to Iran were diverted after crossing half way. In a probe initiated by DRI, it has come to light that more than 2 lakh metric tonnes of Basmati rice were offloaded in Dubai instead of Bandar Abbas located in Iran.Over 25 exporters from Haryana and Punjab are under scrutiny for their involvement in the multi-crore scam.
The officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have unearthed a huge rice scam. The scam worth Rs 1,000 Crores involves the export of high-quality Basmati rice to Iran. The rice being exported to Iran were diverted after crossing half way. In a probe initiated by DRI, it has come to light that more than 2 lakh metric tonnes of Basmati rice were offloaded in Dubai instead of Bandar Abbas located in Iran.Over 25 exporters from Haryana and Punjab are under scrutiny for their involvement in the multi-crore scam.

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