Shamna blackmail case: Gold smuggling was just an offer, accused had no direct links
Kochi:The special investigation team probing the case of blackmail and attempt to extort money from actress Shamna Kasim said that the accused have no direct links to gold smuggling.
Kochi city police commissioner Vijay Sakhare said that the accused have no history of gold smuggling.
“Their motive was to extort money and jewellery by threatening and blackmailing women. Gold smuggling was just an offer to attract models and actresses,” he added.
Customs had decided to collect details of the case after victims revealed they were contacted by accused for gold smuggling. Customs Preventive Commissionerate had written to Kochi city police to hand over details regarding the accused and witnesses. However, police have not provided any details in this regard.