The Government of India has a system of granting rewards to
Government Servants and informers who provide specific information leading
to seizure of goods, currency, bullion or leading to detection of duty
evasion including wrong declaration of quantity, description, value etc.
Reward is also granted to informers for providing specific information
leading to seizure of Narcotic Drugs as well as Arms & Ammunitions and
Explosives and Foreign Exchange. The maximum amount of reward to informers
can be as high as 20% of the value of the confiscated goods and penalty
maximum reward in case of Gold is Rs.150,000/- per Kg., for Silver
Rs.3,000/- per Kg., for Opium Rs.6000/- per Kg., for Heroin it is Rs.120,000/-
per Kg., for Cocaine Rs.40,000/- per Kg. and for Mandrax
(Methaquolone) and for Hashish it is Rs.2000/-
YOUR NAME AND IDENTITY WILL BE KEPT
ABSOLUTELY CONFIDENTIAL. NOT ONLY CAN THE INFORMER GET HANDSOME REWARD,
THIS MONEY IS ALSO EXEMPTED FROM INCOME TAX.
Caution: If any false information is given to the department, action can
be initiated against the informer under Section 182 of Indian Penal Code.