Kochi: Three accused in the high-profile gold smuggling case have been sent to NIA custody. The NIA court sent Sarith, KT Ramees and MM Jalal, to three-day NIA custody.
Meanwhile, Sandeep Nair’s statement to the Enforcement Directorate revealed that it was Suresh Suresh who imbibed the idea of smuggling gold through diplomatic baggage and that it would not be caught red-handed. He also stated that Swapna had asked money for Consul General for his business needs and housing.
Sandeep went on to say that Swapna directed for a trial of smuggling and the trial was carried out twice with 10 kg of gold each time.