Swapna Suresh had 15 bodyguards, reveals youth attacked by her
Thiruvananthapuram: A youth, who was attacked by Swapna Suresh, the main accused in the diplomatic baggage gold smuggling case, at a wedding reception revealed that she was accompanied by goons who claimed to be her bodyguards.
The youth told Mathrubhumi News that former IT secretary M Sivasankar, who was removed from the post following allegations over his involvement in the gold smuggling case, was present at the wedding reception from start to finish.
“Swapna’s younger brother married my relative’s daughter. But one of my friends in Dubai had told me that it was not a good alliance and I told my relatives the same. Swapna, who learned this, alleged I tried to prevent the marriage and attacked me during the wedding reception. First I was taken to a room and beaten up. Then I was attacked outside the wedding hall. She even caught my mother by the neck,” the youth explained.
Immediately after the attack, I called the police control room and complained to the hotel authorities. However, the police reached the spot only after an left. Later, Swapna threatened that if I go ahead with the case, she would file a false rape case against me, the youth said.
The youth said that Sivasankar was present at the reception from start to finish. “A movie star had also attended the function. There were around 15 bodyguards accompanying Swapna at the reception,” the youth added.