The Managing Director of a Singapore-based jewellery firm Vihari Poddar was arrested on Sunday on charges of smuggling gold and diamond jewellery. Custom officials claimed that she was hiding the jewellery worth a crore in her underwear
The court has denied her bail and remanded her to judicial
custody till August 14. The court will also hear an application for
custody by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence that intercepted her
at the Mumbai airport.
DRI officials also claimed that Poddar's husband has not replied to their summons and has been untraceable.