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Chief Minister Writes To Prime Minister Seeking Effective Probe Into Gold Smuggling Case

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Jul 8, 2020

Thiruvananthapuram : Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling for an in-depth and effective probe into smuggled gold seized in diplomatic baggage at Thiruvananthapuram airport on June 5.  

Smuggling gold  via  diplomatic channel  at such enormous scale, is a matter of grave concern. It calls for urgent and skillful investigation involving all central agencies that might be required to unravel the modus operandi and bring all guilty individuals to justice, the letter read. The state government will lend all necessary support toward investigations, the letter added. 

The Chief Minister presented the aforesaid matters in the letter addressed to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman too.