ED seeks permission to interrogate M. Sivasankar in gold smuggling case

The Enforcement Directorate has sought permission to interrogate Chief Minister’s former primary secretary M. Sivasankar inside the gold smuggling case.On Friday, ED knowledgeable the precise court for monetary offences here that they need to impeach the IAS officer based totally totally on the statement given by way of Swapna Suresh, an accused within the case.

ED has informed the problem to the courtroom docket inside the plea which become submitted soliciting for to boom the custody of Swapna. ED mentioned that Sivasankar is aware of greater approximately Swapna’s individual.

The courtroom has prolonged the custody of 3 accused which incorporates Swapna to August 17 after considering the plea submitted by using ED.The court docket docket strictly restrained the officers from torturing the accused in custody. It is located that the courtroom issued the directions after Swapna’s attorney complained of intellectual harassment of the accused in custody.Earlier, the NIA and Customs had questioned Sivasankar in reference to the gold smuggling case.