Kerala Gold Scam: Customs Dept seeks protection from Centre for probing officers as they inch closer to ‘big names’ involved
Request for protection came as investigating team learned that probe in the Kerala Gold scam might yield some big names in Kerala Gold scam
Rectum gold smugglers appear to be a very persistent concern among custom officials.
Enforcement Directorate arrests former Chief Secretary of Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, M Sivasankar, in Gold smuggling case: Details
The arrest of IAS officer M Sivasankar, the former chief secretary to the Chief Minister, is being seen as a massive setback to the CPI(M)-led Kerala government.
The main accused in the case, Swapna Suresh and another former employee of the UAE consulate named Sarith were arrested in July for using forged papers to claim diplomatic immunity and smuggling gold from UAE.
How do Customs officials remove gold concealed in the rectum of smugglers? Things you never thought you’d want to know
Customs officials convince the smugglers to eject the gold from their rectum, or extract with the help of doctors