NIA team in UAE to probe gold smuggling case

Kochi: A two-member National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has gone to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, sources said on Monday.

A top NIA official associated with the probe told news agency: "The NIA team reached Dubai to investigate the gold smuggling case," adding that it will collect evidence on the involvement, if any, of Kerala officials.

The source said that the NIA team will also interrogate key accused Faizal Fareed and a couple of others who have been taken into custody by the UAE authorities. Asianet Online