Swapna phoned KT Jaleel; call list proves links between Sivasankar and Sarith
Thiruvananthapuram: In the controversial gold smuggling case, the probe team has recovered the phone call details of accused Swapna Suresh and Sarith. The phone call details have proven that the duo contacted former principal secretary M Sivasankar.
The phone call details from April 20 to June 1 were recovered. The call records revealed that key accused Sarith phoned Sivasankar 9 times from April 20 to June 1.
The former IT secretary also phoned Sarith back 5 times. The duration of one of the calls was recorded as 755 seconds. The records revealed that Sarith contacted the official over the phone just before his arrest.
After receiving the call log of Swapna Suresh, it is revealed that she contacted Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel. The Minister received 9 calls from Swapna in June.
Meanwhile, Jaleel acknowledged that Swapna had phoned him. He revealed that she contacted him to discuss the Ramzan kit supply as directed by the UAE consul.
At the same time, NIA identified that gold was smuggled into Kerala on June 24 and 26. The phone call details have proven that Swapna phoned the attaché at the UAE consulate continuously on these dates.
Swapna’s tower location also proves that she was near the secretariat before she fled to a hideout.