The gold smuggling case and other related crimes will be investigated by the Crime Branch
Kochi: It has been reported that Arjun Ayanki did not give a statement to the customs that the accused in the TP murder case helped them to smuggle gold. However, the media reported that Arjun had reiterated that he had no role in the Karipur case.
Arjun, who has denied involvement in the Karipur case, has reportedly confessed to customs that he had aided the TP case accused in previous gold smuggling cases. In his statement to the Customs, Arjun said that instead of helping the smugglers smuggle gold, the TP case accused were given dividends. It is said that he went into hiding and got the help of the accused. Customs is taking evidence with Arjun in Kannur.
Meanwhile, the crime branch voluntarily filed a case in the gold smuggling case. The gold smuggling case and other related crimes will be investigated by the Crime Branch. Customs voluntarily took up the case in the event that those who lost gold in the case or were attacked did not come forward with a complaint.
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The crime branch has charged him with theft, kidnapping and conspiracy. The crime branch will also re-examine previous gold smuggling cases in the state. Malappuram Crime SP Santosh Kumar is investigating the case.