Accused names Kerala CM, his family in gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram, 7/6: Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the July 2020 Thiruvananthapuram airport gold smuggling case, has raised serious allegations against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, his family members, former minister and officials, causing ripples across the state.



he made her allegations in a special court, and said that during a 2016 Dubai trip, a bag containing currency was collected by a UAE consulate employee from the Chief Minister’s office and handed over in Dubai as instructed by the chief minister’s then secretary, M Sivasankar.


Suresh’s statement has caused much embarrassment to the Left Democratic Front government in the state. She also alleged that biryani vessels that weighed unusually heavy were frequently supplied from the UAE consul general’s residence in Thiruvananthapuram to the Chief Minister’s official residence.

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