Aged Kerala minister V Ok Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover scam
Kochi: Aged Public Works minister of Kerala V.Ok Ebrahim Kunju used to be arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover scam. The VACB crew recorded the feeble minister’s arrest at a non-public sanatorium within the town the place he’s undergoing clinical medication. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader used to be quizzed by the anti-graft company three cases in February this yr.
Though the VACB officials reached the feeble minister’s rental at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to make a choice him into custody, he used to be now not there. The officials were told that Kunju used to be sick for the closing two days and used to be admitted in a non-public sanatorium. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest at the sanatorium. Per stories, extra measures will seemingly be taken after consulting with the clinical doctors and assessing his health situation.
Earlier, feeble PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in reference to the scam. Kunju used to be arraigned within the case according to the assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed throughout the UDF regime at a price of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 turned to be a symbol of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover must be reconstructed years after foremost structural damages were chanced on. The bridge needed to be closed for added than a yr and the Delhi Metro Rail Company has now not too lengthy ago started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the beautiful arrest of the feeble minister and senior IUML leader will flip to be a stable political instrument against the UDF throughout the following local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in serious wretchedness. The arrest of Kunju will give the birthday party an substitute to counter the UDF’s allegations throughout the election marketing campaign.