Thiruvanathapuram : The fire had broken out on Tuesday afternoon at the South Sandwich Block next to the Chief Minister’s office. First smoke came from overhead wirings, after it turned into minor fire. The opposition MLAs of BJP and Congress claimed that it’s a human attempt to destroy the investigation into the gold smuggling case as the General Administration Department(GAD) handles the official communication with the consulate and other diplomatic channels. The staff of the GAD first noticed the fire. Congress leader Ramesh Chennitala said,” Very important files regarding the gold smuggling case have been completely burnt. No backup file is available. This is a suspicious case. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is responsible for this.” When BJP President made protested against this incident police arrested them. The police restored to use of water cannons after a march by Youth Congress workers turned violent. The protesters tried to break the police barricades.