Swapna Suresh is an Indian IT professional who came into limelight in the 2020 Kerala gold smuggling case. The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs on 5 July 2020 seized 30 kg (66 pounds) of 24 carat gold worth Rs 14.82 crore from Swapna Suresh and her associates.
Swapna Suresh was born on Thursday, 4 June 1981.age 41 years; by 2022) in Abu Dhabi. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx): 60 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Suresh Sukumaran. His mother’s name is Prabha Suresh. He has a brother who lives outside India.
husband and children
She is married to Jaishankar. The couple has two children, a son and a daughter.
Jobs and Fraud
Swapna Suresh started working in the Passenger Services Department at Abu Dhabi Airport soon after finishing her studies. Thereafter, she moved to India after some time and joined a travel agency in Thiruvananthapura and worked there for two years. in 2013. He started working as HR Executive in Air India Sats. During her stint in the company, Swapna Suresh conspired with an airport staff member in a case of sexual harassment with the help of some senior officers of the organization by forging signatures of 17 female staff employees. Soon this employee filed a police complaint against Swapna Suresh; However, his influence stalled the investigation. She joined the UAE Consulate Branch in the State of Kerala in 2016 as Secretary of the Consulate General. During his tenure in the organisation, he made some connections in social, bureaucratic and political circles by presenting himself as a diplomat. Reportedly, the same office had suspended him a year ago for his involvement in a criminal case. Later, M Sivashankar, a senior IAS officer and IT secretary of Kerala, recommended Swapna Suresh to Kerala State Information Technology Infrastructure Limited (KSITIL) and appointed her as a marketing executive in the organisation. In 2020, Swapna Suresh was charged by the Enforcement Directorate of India along with Sarit Kumar, Fazil Farid, Sandeep Nair, M. Shivshankar, and Rashid Khamis Ali Musaikari Alshameli in the 2020 Kerala gold smuggling case. M Sivashankar was also suspended from the ministry due to his relationship with Swapna Suresh. The investigation team revealed that M Sivashankar had employed her as a temporary contract employee at PricewaterhouseCoopers with forged educational documents. Soon, a police investigation was launched by KSITIL to designate a PwC to further a probe. KSITIL officials declared,
Suresh, a graduate, was eligible for the job, his brother living abroad told the media that he had not even completed the state school board exams. One of his former colleagues at a travel agency also doubted his qualifications, saying that he had only completed class XII.
In this investigation, it was revealed that some financial discrepancies were also initiated by him in an apartment construction project in Vadakanchery. However, Swapna Suresh was granted bail on 5 October 2020. India’s Enforcement Directorate probes TV journalist and Janam TV coordinating editor Anil Nambiar in the 2020 Kerala gold smuggling case, as he was in contact with Swapna Suresh at the time of gold smuggling. Was captured by Customs on 5 July 2020. In June 2022, a new conspiracy case was filed against him by former minister KT Jalil.
Facts / Trivia
- Swapna Suresh got a tattoo done on the left side of her chest.
- Swapna Suresh’s ancestral home is in Balaramapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
- Swapna Suresh can speak Arabic, Hindi and English fluently.