Kerala gold scam updates: K. T. Jaleel appears before ED for questioning

In a new development regarding the Kerala gold scam, Kerala Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel appeared before the Customs department office in Kochi. Jaleel was summoned by Enforcement Directorate for an interrogation session in connection with a 2019 case related to carrying two boxes of the holy text of Quran copies through UAE Consulate.

The Customs department filed a case against Jaleel for distributing some items, including the Quran and dates, which came through the diplomatic channel from the UAE. Jaleel was questioned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and ED regarding the recent Kerala gold smuggling case, which is under investigation by the two cells and the customs as well.