The principle sessions court in Kochi has extended the custody of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s Former Principal Secretary M Sivashankar by a day. Sivashankar is in the custody of the Enforcement Directorates for his connections in the Kerala Gold Scam Case. The Court will also consider his bail application.
This means that Sivashankar will be grilled by the ED for more 24-hours. Earlier, ED had submitted the WhatsApp chats shared between M. Sivashankar and his CA Venugopal. Venugopal was later seen discussing the financial transactions of Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the gold scam.
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