Thiruvananthapuram Gold Smuggling Case: Lack Of Trusted Background Screening Partner
In a high profile case, customs officials ceased around 30 kgs of gold worth around INR 14.56 crores on July 5th 2020 at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.
The Prime suspect Swapna Prabha Suresh was a former employee of the UAE Consulate, it is believed that Swapna had secured the job at KSITIL using a fake graduation degree certificate, she had forged documents relating to diplomatic baggage from the seal to the emblem of the UAE consulate and had also previously faked signature for sixteen female workers when she worked at Air India. Apart from Swapna there are various other reupdated people involved, M. Shivsankar Principal secretary to the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan is also a suspect and has been suspended for the same.
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