Didn't know Swapna was a gold smuggler, says Sandeep's wife Soumya
Kochi: During the interrogation by the Customs officials, Soumya, wife of Sandeep who is a suspect in the gold smuggling case, revealed that she had no idea Swapna Suresh was a gold smuggler. She also disclosed that she and her husband used to fight over Swapna's name.
The Customs suspect that Sandeep has an important role in the gold smuggling case. After knowing Sarith was arrested in connection with the case, Sandeep absconded. With this, the officials took Soumya in custody and questioned. They were trying to know how Soumya and Swapna were acquainted.
Soumya told the officers that she was aware of the political connections Swapna had, but not about the gold smuggling. Sandeep used to fly abroad frequently. Soumya also suspected that the relationship between Sandeep and Swapna was not the usual friendship. Also they had fights over this issue. Soumya also said that Sandeep never told her why and where he goes out with Swapna.
Meanwhile, Sarith who was arrested in connection with the gold smuggling case, will be produced before the court on Thursday. The court directed in this regard after considering the application filed by the Customs.
Amid this, Sarith's COVID negative certificate was obtained. He is accommodated in a separate quarantine centre. The court had directed to produce him without waiting for the COVID certificate.