Faisal Fareed, Ribinson smuggled gold worth 1 crore: Customs
Kochi: The Customs department has added Faisal Fareed and Ribinson as accused in the gold smuggling case. The officials submitted a report in the Ernakulam Principal Sessions court naming the two as 17th and 18th accused respectively.
The report stated that Faisal and Ribinson played a crucial part in smuggling gold from Dubai to Kerala. The Customs department is planning to invoke a non-bailable arrest warrant to bring the accused back to Kerala.
According to the report, Faisal and Ribinson smuggled in gold worth Rs 1 crore to Kerala. Earlier, the Customs department had found out that the duo had smuggled gold using diplomatic baggage 23 times.
The Customs department received information regarding Faisal Fareed and Ribinson after Ramees was arrested. Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, who were arrested in the case earlier, had also given statements about Faisal and Ribinson.