Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 11
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) at the moment issued a provisional attachment order underneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to grab moveable and immovable belongings price Rs 1.84 crore in reference to its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case.
The ED initiated investigation into the gold smuggling case on the idea of an FIR and chargesheet filed by the CBI and the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Kochi, towards C Madhavan, former Customs Deputy Commissioner, PP Sunil Kumar, Faiz TK, Ashraf Kallunkal, Subair YM, Abdul Rahim and others.
The officers mentioned the probe was carried out after two girls — Arifa Haris and Asifa Veera — have been apprehended by the Customs and 20 kg of gold was allegedly recovered from them on March 19, 2013.
They added that the investigation revealed that the 2 girls allegedly carried 56 kg of unlawful gold from Dubai to Kochi in August 2013.