Gold smuggling case: Swapna in NIA custody

Bengaluru: Swapna Suresh, the key suspect in the gold smuggling bid through 'diplomatic baggage', has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) from Bengaluru.

Another accused Sandeep Nair was also arrested along with her.

According to reports, Swapna and Sandeep would be brought to NIA office in Kochi on Sunday.

NIA reportedly traced Swapna through a phone call. It was on Friday that the NIA began its probe in the sensational gold smuggling case detected at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport. Desk: Asianet Online