Central Excise & Customs
 Raigad Commissionerate


 

Informer Rewards

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 realized. The 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/- per Kg.

 

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.

 

 

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