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Kerala HC denies anticipatory bail plea of Sivashankar in the gold smuggling issue.

28th October, 2020

Kerala HC denies anticipatory bail plea of Sivashankar in the gold smuggling issue.

On 28th October 2020, the Kerala high court rejected anticipatory bail plea of suspended IAS officer M Sivashankar after encountering the enforcement directorate and tradition search in the Kerala gold smuggling case.
“Rejected”, said a single bench of Justice Ashok Menon took up the trial. For the pronouncement of injunctions today. On October 23rd Justice Ashok Menon had received orders on this case.
The courtroom handed separate orders in the two expectant bail petitions filed by Shiv Shankar in samples enrolled utilising the enforcement Authorised and the Customs Department.
Assessing the gravity of the offences underneath the deterrence of money laundering act, the applicant may also now not be allowed to the super relief of pre-arrest bail which was once excavated by the court.
Shiv Shankar had also submitted that agencies were hunted in the name of investigation in the case.
He also acknowledged that he was not carrying any powerful stance in the government at present and alleged that he was not even trusting a hotel room due to the case.
By striving anticipatory bail, Sivashankar had said he has conceded with all the paths to now, and there be no extent for him abducting also.

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