Kochi: The NIA team returned to Kochi with Swapna Suresh and Sandeep, who was arrested in a gold smuggling case. They will be brought to Kochi by road. It is learned that they will reach Kochi this afternoon.
The NIA team headed out of Bengaluru with the two men. After reaching Kochi, they will be produced in the NIA court through video conference. Both will be subjected to the COVID examination.
Meanwhile, Rameez, a native of Malappuram, who was arrested in connection with the case, was brought to Kochi for further questioning. He was arrested by the customs-based on Sarith’s statement, who had made financial investments in the gold smuggling case.
It is learned that he will get information about the investors, his involvement in the gold smuggling, and the role of Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair in the case. The investigation team is hoping to get crucial information related to the case from him.