Kerala gold smuggling case: Accused Swapna Suresh Alleges “Harassment” By Kerala Chief Minister

On Thursday, Swapna Suresh, a Kerala gold smuggling case suspect, said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was harassing her because she was seeking to expose the truth.

Speaking to reporters, Ms. Suresh said: “I am now starving thanks to Kerala’s chief minister, who is meant to safeguard the people. Because I’m attempting to expose the truth, he is harassing me. He cannot only take care of his daughter. He has to think of us all as daughters.”

“Crime Branch questioned me in the conspiracy case they had filed against me yesterday. In essence, it was bullying. I was urged by the investigating team to leave HRDS INDIA and to fire my attorney, Krishna Raj. This is a danger, “Added her.

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The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs confiscated 30 kilos of 24-karat gold worth 14.82 crores on July 5, 2020, from a diplomatic suitcase headed for the UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram.

After a preliminary investigation revealed that M Sivasankar had connections to Swapna Suresh, one of the suspects in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigation, he was placed on administrative leave and dismissed from his position as Pinarayi Vijayan’s senior secretary in Kerala.