Gold smuggling case: NIA hunts for Fazil Fareed

Thiruvananthapuram: With three out of four accused in the gold smuggling case in custody, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has now intensified its search to nab Fazil Fareed, a suspected gold smuggler.

The name of Fazil Fareed, the third accused in the case, cropped up during the interrogation of P.S Sarith, the first accused.

According to sources, the NIA had received information from intelligence agencies that the large sum of money made through gold smuggling was used to fund anti-national activities by Fazil Fareed and his gang. Desk: Asianet Online