Recently, she told media persons she will not run away from them and she will meet the press along with her mother soon.
Intelligence indicated that the gold smuggled in the form of machinery parts was being melted and moulded into bar/cylinder shapes before being disposed of in the local market.
Customs officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport seized gold concealed in a blender from a man who arrived from Dubai.
Similarly, Ali was acquitted in the case related to chopping off the palm of college professor T J Joseph.
To the queries of media persons waiting outside the prison, Swapna Suresh said she would respond in detail later.
Swapna is behind bars for the past 15 months after a diplomatic consignment addressed to the UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram was intercepted by the Customs and over 30 kg of gold was recovered
Though the High Court granted bail to eight Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling accused, including Swapna Suresh, on Tuesday, all of them continue to be in jail for varying reasons.
Swapna Suresh's counsel Sooraj T Elenjickal said the NIA has failed to come out with any allegation or observation relating to terror funding
After 15 months in jail, Swapna Suresh to be released after getting bail in Kerala gold smuggling case
Swapna has been in jail since July 11, 2020, when she was arrested from Bengaluru by the NIA
The NIA made the submission in response to the petition filed by Swapna, Sarith and other accused persons challenging Ernakulam NIA Special Court’s order rejecting their bail plea.
As many as 29 persons were named in the charge sheet including former Principal Secretary M Sivasankar who is the 29th accused. Former UAE consulate employee Sarith PS is the first accused.
A total of 47.72kg of gold worth Rs 21.68 crore was smuggled with the assistance of health officials deployed at the airport as part of the state Covid surveillance team.
Based on a tip-off, customs officials intercepted two male passengers who had arrived from Dubai and searched their luggage
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has decided to make a Kozhikode native and an accused an approver in the case related to smuggling of gold using diplomatic baggage.
The Air Intelligence Unit of the Customs wing intercepted a male passenger in the international arrivals area.