Dollar smuggling case: Customs interrogates NRI businessman
Kochi: The Customs Department is interrogating an NRI businessman in connection with the dollar smuggling case. Malappuram native Kiran is being interrogated at the Kochi Customs office.
He runs an educational institution in Muscat. It was hinted earlier that Customs would interrogate Non-Resident Keralites in the case.
Kiran has been settled in Thiruvananthapuram for a long time. Customs found out that the dollar was smuggled and taken to his educational institution in Muscat.
Gold smuggling case accused, Swapna Suresh and Sarith had given statements in this regard. Swapna stated that the dollar that was taken abroad through the consulate was handed over to the NRI businessman. It is on the basis of this statement that Kiran is being interrogated.
It was revealed that Kiran invested this money in his institution and opened more branches.