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Friday, 27 November 2020 4.22 PM IST

Swapna is mentally harassed in custody, says lawyer, court warns of action

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KOCHI: Swapna Suresh, the main accused in the gold smuggling case is mentally harassed in custody, said her lawyer. The complaint was lodged at the Principal Sessions Court. She is being questioned without the presence of women officers and is questioned continuously for six hours. After hearing that, the court’s reply was that if the accused are mentally harassed in custody action would be taken. The court directed that there should be intervals while interrogating and should be questioned only between 10 am to 5 pm.

Meantime, the enforcement told the court that M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to the chief minister, should be questioned again in the case. The need is based on the statement of Swapna. The enforcement is of the opinion that Swapna has a close relation with Sivasankar. He is well aware of her mysterious personality. The two met when they went abroad for flood relief. The enforcement said they were together abroad for four days in last October. The enforcement directorate informed the court that she had a great influence in the office of the chief minister.

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