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Gold smuggling case: NIA arrests Swapna, Sandeep from Bengaluru

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
July 11, 2020 23:46 IST
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Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, key accused in the gold smuggling case, were arrested by the National Investigation Agency from Bengaluru on Saturday, official sources said Kochi.

 

IMAGE: Police charges Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha members who were protesting over Kerala gold smuggling case, in front of the Collectorate in Kozhikode, on Friday. Photograph: PTI Photo

Swapna is among the four accused booked by the NIA in the smuggling of 30 kg of gold through diplomatic baggage which arrived at the Thiruvanathapuram International airport.

Swapna,Sarith and Sandeep Nair of Thiruvananthapuram and Fazil Fareed of Ernakulam have been listed in the smuggling case as accused.

The central agencies including the NIA and the Customs had opposed her anticipatory bail plea in the Kerala high court.

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