Customs to interrogate Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's wife

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs department will interrogate former CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s wife Vinodini over receiving iPhone from Unitac owner Santhosh Eapen.

The Customs has served a notice to Vinodini directing her to appear for interrogation on March 10 at the Customs office in Kochi.

The officials have taken action finding that Vinodini used one of the 6 mobiles which was distributed by Santhosh Eappen.

Customs reported that she used the iPhone worth Rs 1.13 lakh.

In his statement to Customs, Santhosh Eapen revealed that he gave bribe for obtaining the Life Mission contract.

According to reports, the Customs also recovered the SIM card of the phone. The Customs checked the IMEI number and found that Vinodini was using the phone.

It also found that she contacted Unitac owner from the phone.

 

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