Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs Court remanded Swapnasuresh and Sandeep Nair, the key accused in the gold smuggling case. The remand period extended till 21 of this month. The custody period of the accused was about to expire today.
The special NIA court denied bail to the accused in the gold smuggling case when they were produced in the court last time. The court observed that the accused are charged under UAPA as the case is connected to terror activities.
Meanwhile, The NIA arrested three more persons in the gold smuggling case from Chennai today. Those who provided help to sell the smuggled gold were taken into custody. The arrested three are the Tamilnadu natives.