Kerala gold smuggling case: Court dismisses bail plea of Swapna Suresh, large gang involved in crime

First Published 21, Aug 2020, 1:38 PM

A Kochi court on August 21 rejected the bail petition of Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh
 

<p>Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh was denied bail by the Ernakulam principal sessions court on August 21<br />
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Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh was denied bail by the Ernakulam principal sessions court on August 21
 

<p>The accused was denied bail in the case registered by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the gold smuggling case<br />
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The accused was denied bail in the case registered by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the gold smuggling case
 

<p>During the hearing, the court said that individuals who have influence in and outside of the country are involved in the case<br />
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During the hearing, the court said that individuals who have influence in and outside of the country are involved in the case
 

<p>The court added that a large gang was involved in the gold smuggling and it demanded to check links of highly placed people in the case<br />
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The court added that a large gang was involved in the gold smuggling and it demanded to check links of highly placed people in the case
 

<p>The court refused to dismiss ED’s argument that the gold jewellery and cash kept in the bank locker was black money</p>

The court refused to dismiss ED’s argument that the gold jewellery and cash kept in the bank locker was black money

<p>Opposing the bail plea, the ED said in the court that further questioning regarding her dealings with former IT secretary M Sivasankar is required</p>

Opposing the bail plea, the ED said in the court that further questioning regarding her dealings with former IT secretary M Sivasankar is required

<p>The Kerala gold smuggling scam came to light after the customs department seized 30 kg gold from an air cargo consignment from UAE to the country’s consulate in Thiruvananthapuram on July 5.</p>

The Kerala gold smuggling scam came to light after the customs department seized 30 kg gold from an air cargo consignment from UAE to the country’s consulate in Thiruvananthapuram on July 5.

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