NIA interrogating Sivasankar again; Swapna Suresh also present
Kochi: NIA summoned M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in the gold smuggling case for the third round of interrogation.
Sivasankar reached the National Investigation Agency office here on Thursday morning. NIA is interrogating the IAS officer for the third time in the gold smuggling case.
It is learned that Sivasankar was summoned again for further investigation after recovering digital evidence in the case.
It is hinted that Sivasankar will be interrogated along with Swapna Suresh, accused in the gold smuggling case. On the other day, Swapna was sent to NIA custody for further interrogation.
NIA also collected evidence from other accused. NIA will seek an explanation from Sivasankar on the discrepancies in his previous statements.
Earlier, NIA has grilled Sivasankar for hours over the case.