Four more arrested in Kerala Gold Smuggling case, incriminating material seized

fasil-kerala-goldNew Delhi, Aug 27: The National Investigation has arrested four more persons in connection with the Kerala Gold Smuggling case.

Those arrested are Jifsal, Aboobacker P, Abdu Shameen and Abdul Hameed. They are accused of conspiring with the other accused and also financing the smuggling of gold through import cargo addressed to the UAE Consulate at Thiruvananthapuram. They have also been accused of receiving smuggled gold and proceeds from the racket.

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Four who helped procure gold in Kerala smuggling case arrested

kerala-goldNew Delhi, Aug 15: The National Investigation Agency has arrested four more persons in connection with the Kerala Gold Smuggling case.

Those arrested are Mohammad Anwar, Hamzath, Kunjumon and Hamjad. All the four are residents of Malappuram District.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling: There is evidence says court while rejecting Swapna’s bail plea

swapnaNew Delhi, Aug 10: A special NIA court has rejected the bail petition of Swapna Suresh an accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case.

There is prima facie evidence that she was involved in the gold smuggling, the court also observed while rejecting her bail plea.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling: NIA digs deeper, makes fresh arrests

kerala-goldNew Delhi, Aug 05: The custodial interrogation of K T Ramees, the prime accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case has revealed that he was aided and assisted by co-conspirators Sharafudeen and Shafeeq in collecting the smuggled gold from arrested accused Sandeep Nair at Thiruvananthapuram and further distributing the contraband among other co-conspirators.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling: Deliberate attempt to undermine economic stability of India

kerala smugglingNew Delhi, Aug 04: The National Investigation Agency said that the accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case made a deliberate attempt to undermine the economic stability of the country.
Gold and narcotics are the most preferred means of funding for terrorist activities. After the Mumbai 26/11 attacks, the agencies are on high alert regarding terror funding, the NIA also said.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling: Senior IAS officer to be quizzed by NIA today

msivasankarNew Delhi, July 28: Former principal secretary to Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan and senior IAS officer, M Sivasankar will be questioned against by the National Investigation Agency today in connection with the Kerala Gold Smuggling case.

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Ramees is Kerala Gold Smuggling case mastermind, modus operandi to fund terror says NIA

ker-smugglingNew Delhi, July 22: The National Investigation Agency probing the Kerala Gold Smuggling case has claimed that the four accused were part of a large conspiracy that was aimed at terror financing in India.

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Unchecked bureaucracy, diplomatic immunity helped Kerala Gold Smuggling accused thrive

swapana-sarithNew Delhi, July 21: The Customs Department probing the Kerala Gold Smuggling case has made further inroads.

It has found that scores of hawala operators were involved in this racket and were directly in contact with the accused persons. It has been found that the hawala operatives were in direct contact with P S Sarith Kumar, the former PRO at the UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Mastermind Fareed Faisal used diplomatic channels to smuggle 230 kgs of gold to Kerala

fareed-faisalNew Delhi, July 20: Fareed Faisal, the mastermind in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case allegedly used diplomatic channels to smuggle 230 kilograms of gold. Investigations by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found that Faisal may have moved gold through diplomatic channels on 20 or more occasions.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling was carried out with ease owing to diplomatic immunity

swapana-sarithNew Delhi, July 20: Investigation agencies have found that large consignments of gold in Kerala were smuggled through diplomatic channels.

The revelation comes just days after the UAE diplomat left India. It has been found that the racket was operated with ease owing to diplomatic immunity enjoyed by the diplomat, sources tell OneIndia.

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