Home Legal News [Kerala Gold Smuggling Case] Kerala High Court Denies Pre-Arrest Bail To IAS M Siva Sankar In Gold Smuggling Case

[Kerala Gold Smuggling Case] Kerala High Court Denies Pre-Arrest Bail To IAS M Siva Sankar In Gold Smuggling Case

by Shreya
kerala gold smuggling case
The High Court of Kerala denied anticipatory bail to M Siva Sankar IAS, former Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Kerala, in the cases registered by the Enforcement Directorate and the Customs department in relation to the Kerala gold smuggling case.

The reasons for dismissal will be know after the detailed order is published. Senior Advocate P Vijayabhanu, appearing for the civil servant, had submitted that his client had been cooperating with the investigation and had subjected himself to over 90 hours of interrogation by the central agencies. Yet, no incriminatory material could be found against him, the senior lawyer submitted in kerala gold smuggling case.

Also Read: NIA To Take Over Probe From Customs in Kerala Gold Smuggling Case

He said that the central agencies were acting under political pressure to arrest him without any basis.

Advertisements
Projectvala assignment service updated

The ASG had contended in kerala gold smuggling case that there were possibilities that Siva Sankar was the kingpin of the conspiracy and that Swapna was acting as his agent, and that the agency required his custodial interrogation to unearth these aspects.

The case relates to the seizure of 30 kg of 24 carat gold worth ?14.82 crore at Thiruvananthapuram airport on July 5 by the Customs (Preventive) Commissionerate, Kochi, which was sought to be brought through the diplomatic consignment sent to UAE consulate at the State capital.

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

× Chat with us on WhatsApp