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Kozhikode gold smuggling: ‘Conspiracy to kill officer’

The Karipur police have registered a separate case against Riyas for conspiring to murder the officer. 

Published: 09th August 2021 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2021 06:16 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

MALAPPURAM: The police team probing the Kozhikode gold smuggling case, which led to the accident at Ramanattukkara in June, has unearthed a conspiracy by a Koduvally gang member to kill one of the investigating officers.Kondotty DySP K Ashraf told TNIE that a police officer attached with Thamarassery station was the gang’s target. “Riyas alias Kunhooth, a member of the Koduvally gold smuggling gang, conspired to kill the officer. Messages related to the conspiracy were recovered from his phone,” said Ashraf. The Karipur police have registered a separate case against Riyas for conspiring to murder the officer. 



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