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NIA arrests two more in gold smuggling case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested two residents of Muvattupuzha in connection with the diplomatic baggage gold smuggling case.

With this, the number of arrests reaches 10.

The NIA arrested Muhammad Ali Ebrahim and Muhammad Ali, after investigation revealed that they were also part of the conspiracy. They mainly assisted A. M. Jaleel, who was earlier arrested for collecting the smuggled gold from Ramees K.T. in Thiruvananthapuram and distributing the contraband among others.

Muhammad Ali is a member of the Popular Front of India and was earlier charge-sheeted in the palm chopping case, but was acquitted after ...

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