Thiruvananthapuram: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on September 23 inspected the State Centre for Advanced Printing and Training (C-apt) office in Thiruvananthapuram. This inspection comes in connection with the probe into the transportation of copies of the Quran received from the UAE consulate.

According to reports, the officials seized a GPS recorder from the vehicle which ferried Quran. Regarding this, the NIA interrogated the staff in the office who were involved in the transportation of vehicles to and from C-apt office. The report added that NIA will check the logbooks to understand the distance covered by the vehicle.

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There are reports suggesting that the minister KT Jaleel was involved in smuggling gold under the pretext of bringing Quran from the consulate.

A day ago, the officials grilled the then managing director of C-apt M Abdul Rahman at his office and driver Augustine who drove the vehicle which ferried the books.