VIPs smuggled black money to Gulf through diplomatic channel, says Customs
Thiruvananthapuram: The gold smuggling case has taken a new turn as the Customs revealed that some VIPs smuggled black money to Gulf countries through diplomatic channel. They carried the black money in diplomatic bag to smuggle it to Gulf.
As per reports, the revelation was made to the Customs by Swapna Suresh and Sarith, the accused in gold smuggling case. The Customs sources said that many VIPs are part of this gang.
Currently, the Customs officials are interrogating Jayaghosh, the former gunman of UAE consulate and driver Siddiq. Along with gold smuggling case, the Customs is taking dollar smuggling case also seriously.
It has been found out that VIPs smuggled money through diplomatic channel. On the basis of this statement, the Customs informed the court that Swapna and Sarith are likely to face death threat.
The Customs had taken into custody Jayaghosh and Siddiq from their houses on Friday by 6 in the morning and brought to Kochi for interrogation. Earlier, Jayaghosh had attempted suicide. The Customs sources said that the interrogation is very crucial.