Kerala gold smuggling case: Protest erupt in state demanding resignation of minister Jaleel
17, Sep 2020, 1:08 PM
Kochi: Kerala Police have arrested Youth Congress workers who staged a protest march towards NIA office in Kochi. The protesters are demanding the resignation of state minister KT Jaleel over his alleged involvement in the gold smuggling case. Presently, Kerala higher education minister KT Jaleel is at the National Investigation Agency's office in Kochi for questioning.
Kerala Police used water cannons to disperse protesting members. Similar protests took place across the state, including a protest march in Thiruvananthapuram by several members of the KSU outside the Collectorate in Kozhikode.