Aged Kerala minister V K Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover scam
Kochi: Aged Public Works minister of Kerala V.K Ebrahim Kunju turned into as soon as arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover scam. The VACB team recorded the outmoded minister’s arrest at a non-public health center within town the set he’s present process clinical remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader turned into as soon as quizzed by the anti-graft agency three events in February this year.
Even when the VACB officials reached the outmoded minister’s dwelling at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to know him into custody, he turned into as soon as no longer there. The officials were rapid that Kunju turned into as soon as sick for the last two days and turned into as soon as admitted in a non-public health center. Later, the VACB team recorded the arrest on the health center. In accordance to experiences, extra measures will seemingly be taken after consulting with the doctors and assessing his health situation.
Earlier, outmoded PWD secretary T.O Sooraj turned into as soon as arrested by the VACB in reference to the scam. Kunju turned into as soon as arraigned within the case in accordance with the assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed within the midst of the UDF regime at a model of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 grew to become to be a logo of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after vital structural damages were discovered. The bridge had to be closed for additional than a year and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has no longer too prolonged within the past began the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the gentle arrest of the outmoded minister and senior IUML leader will turn to be a proper political system towards the UDF within the midst of the ensuing native physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM turned into as soon as in serious anxiousness. The arrest of Kunju will give the birthday celebration a risk to counter the UDF’s allegations within the midst of the election campaign.