Court to consider Sivasankar’s anticipatory bail plea today
Kochi: The anticipatory bail plea filed by M Sivasankar, who is facing allegations in connection with the gold smuggling case at Thiruvananthapuram airport, will be considered by NIA court on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the National Investigation Agency team probing the case will submit a report in the court opposing the plea. NIA had stated the need for a detailed probe into Sivasankar’s involvement in gold smuggling.
The probe team will request for no interruption from the court in case of arrest.
Seeking anticipatory bail, Sivasankar said that he has been interrogated 11 times by various investigation agencies for over 100 hours and has cooperated fully with the probe. He also said that he is willing to appear for questioning if summoned.
Earlier Sivasankar had filed anticipatory bail plea in High Court in the cases registered by Enforcement Directorate and Customs. Following this HC had ordered not to arrest him till tomorrow.