Achuthanandan demands to handover gold smuggling case to NIA

Alleging that those arrested in connection with the recent gold smuggling case in Kerala had links with terrorists, Opposition leader and CPI(M) veteran VS Achuthanandan on Tuesday demanded that the case be handed over to NIA.

Smuggling case: Two accused ran firms on employees` name

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence had last year unearthed an international syndicate involved in smuggling of restricted refrigeration gases, air conditioners and cigarettes from foreign countries worth about Rs 10 crore.