Former principal secretary to the chief minister, reached the customs office in Kochi on Thursday (October 9) for interrogation in the gold smuggling case
Kochi: For the second time, former principal secretary to chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, M Sivasankar reached Customs office for interrogation in the Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case.
According to reports, the Customs officials will question Sivasankar in connection with the distribution of dates which reached via UAE Consulate apart from the gold smuggling.
The National Investigation Agency had questioned Sivasankar thrice in relation to the Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case.
Sivasankar involved in Swapna's financial transactions:
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has demanded a detailed investigation against M Sivasankar in the Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case. In a chargesheet filed by the ED, it stated that Sivasankar is involved in financial transactions of the gold smuggling case accused, Swapna Suresh.
The Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case came to light after 30 kg gold worth Rs 14.82 crore, smuggled in a consignment camouflaged as diplomatic baggage, was busted by customs in Thiruvananthapuram.
Last Updated 9, Oct 2020, 12:49 PM