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CBI raids flat of Customs superintendent

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

A day after the detained three customs officials at the for alleged connivance with smugglers, the agency today raided a flat belonging to one of them.

A four-member team searched the flat of S Ramakrishnan at Kovaipudur for nearly two hours and reportedly recovered some documents, police said.

The central agency had yesterday detained three customs officials, including an at the

The and two customs superintendents were detained after a crack down in which the found that several passengers, who arrived from yesterday, were cleared by the Customs despite allegedly carrying contraband.

The CBI searches came in the background of regular attempts to smuggle gold, turtles and other items through the

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 18:20 IST