Gold smuggling case

Kerala Secretariat fire 'sabotage' to hide gold smuggling case files, want NIA probe: Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala

Kerala opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has demanded a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the Secretariat fire incident, which he called was an attempt to save gold smuggling case accused.

Aug 27, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition claims conspiracy to destroy gold smuggling case evidence

A fire broke out in the protocol department in the North block of the Kerala Secretariat on Tuesday (August 25). According to sources, the block houses important offices and the fire broke out at section II of the protocol section under the General Administration Department. It is learnt that some files, documents and computers were burnt in the fire.

Aug 26, 2020, 06:48 AM IST

NIA arrests four more accused in Kerala gold smuggling case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested four more accused in connection with the Kerala gold smuggling case. The arrests were made after their roles in the conspiracy and pursuant smuggling of gold, through diplomatic baggage addressed to the UAE Consulate at Thiruvananthapuram, surfaced in investigation.

Aug 14, 2020, 21:31 PM IST

Special NIA court rejects bail plea of Kerala gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh

A Special NIA Court on Monday (August 10) rejected the bail plea of of Swapna Suresh, main accused in high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case. The NIA court rejected Suresh's bail petition on the basis of the evidence and case diary.

Aug 10, 2020, 13:52 PM IST

ED gets custody of three people in Kerala gold smuggling case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday obtained the custody of three people, including main accused Swapna Suresh, in connection with the Kerala gold smuggling-money laundering case. The agency got their custody from a special NIA court in Thiruvananthapuram, officials said.

Aug 05, 2020, 18:14 PM IST

NIA arrests two more in connection with Kerala gold smuggling case; 12 held till now

The arrested accused were produced before the NIA Special Court in Ernakulam on August 4 and have been remanded to four days’ NIA custody for interrogation.

Aug 04, 2020, 19:37 PM IST

NIA conducts searches at multiple locations in Kerala gold smuggling case; 6 held

NIA has so far apprehended ten accused persons in connection with this case.

Aug 02, 2020, 17:58 PM IST

Gold smuggling case: Accused Sarith sourced gold in large quantities from abroad, NIA tells Court

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday (July 28) said in its application before NIA Ernakulam Court for the remand of accused PS Sarith that the accused sourced gold in large quantities from outside India on multiple occasions through various airports and seaports in India, especially in Kerala.

Jul 29, 2020, 07:12 AM IST

Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair arrested by NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair from in Bengaluru. After formally arresting them, the NIA took Swapna Suresh and her family members in its custody. They will be produced in NIA office in Kochi on Sunday.

Jul 11, 2020, 22:40 PM IST

Centre opposes bail for Kerala gold smuggling accused; hearing adjourned to July 14

The bench verbally agreed with the counsel’s submission and adjourned the hearing to July 14.

Jul 10, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

Congress welcomes NIA probe in Kerala gold smuggling case, demands centre to involve CBI, RAW

The state Congress chief said that a parallel economy that was destroying India`s economy could not be allowed to grow under the shadow of the gold smuggling gang. On July 5, around 30 kg gold worth Rs 15 crore, concealed in diplomatic consignment, was seized at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport by the Customs Department.

Jul 10, 2020, 09:06 AM IST

Centre allows NIA to probe Kerala gold smuggling case, cites 'serious implications for national security'

The gold weighing over 30 kg was seized from a piece of baggage, carrying the name of a diplomatic person, that had landed by air cargo at Thiruvananthapuram international airport recently.

Jul 09, 2020, 23:21 PM IST

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan asks Centre to order probe in gold smuggling case

In a letter to PM Modi, he wrote, "I invite your kind attention to the seizure of about 30 Kg of gold by the Customs Officials Trivandrum International Airport on July 5, 2020."

Jul 08, 2020, 22:09 PM IST

Gold smuggling case: Investigations on Fayaz`s links with higher ups

Investigating officials probing links of Fayaz, accused in smuggling of 20 kgs of gold from Dubai to Kochi with top government officials and prominent personalities from politics and cinema.

Sep 28, 2013, 15:08 PM IST

Gold smuggling case: Chandy rejects fresh allegations

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s office seems to have caught up with another row after a person, arrested in a gold smuggling case, claimed to have links with a former member of Chandy`s personal staff.

Sep 25, 2013, 19:18 PM IST