Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh, two other accused sent to Enforcement Directorate custody
First Published 15, Aug 2020, 2:42 PM
Three key accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case were, on Friday, sent to the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by a court in Kochi.
Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case accused Sarith PS, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair were sent to the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by a court in Kochi.
The court also directed the Enforcement Directorate that interrogation of Swapna Suresh should take place from 10am to 5pm. It also said that action will be taken if the accused faces mental torture in custody.
ED in the court said that Swapna has revealed her closeness with former principal secretary to the chief minister's office (CMO) M Sivasankar.
A Kochi court on Thursday (August 13) rejected the bail petition of Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh
The Kerala gold smuggling scam came to light after the customs department seized 30 kg gold from an air cargo consignment from the UAE to the country’s consulate in Thiruvananthapuram on July 5.