Latest developments in the Kerala gold smuggling case as Cheif Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's ex-principal secretary questioned for 11 hours yesterday. The ex-principal secretary has also admitted Pinarayi Vijayan's involvement in the gold scam case, according to the sources in the custom.
M. Sivasankar also added that the CM was aware. M.Sivasankar is also involved in other crimes which are being looked into by the customs department, including the distribution of dates, wherein 17,000kg of dates were imported via the diplomatic route. M. Sivasankar has also added that the Chief Minister's office directly organised the inauguration of date supplies as directed by him. The custom is questioning M.Sivasankar for the third time because the department has noticed disparities in the statements given.