Aged Kerala minister V Okay Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Aged Public Works minister of Kerala V.Okay Ebrahim Kunju became arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB crew recorded the outdated minister’s arrest at a non-public clinical institution in the city where he’s undergoing clinical medication. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) chief became quizzed by the anti-graft company thrice in February this three hundred and sixty five days.
Though the VACB officials reached the outdated minister’s residence at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to derive him into custody, he became no longer there. The officials were instructed that Kunju became sick for the last two days and became admitted in a non-public clinical institution. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest at the clinical institution. In step with experiences, extra measures will likely be taken after consulting with the doctors and assessing his properly being condition.
Earlier, outdated PWD secretary T.O Sooraj became arrested by the VACB in reference to the rip-off. Kunju became arraigned in the case in step with the assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed at some stage in the UDF regime at a charge of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 turned to be a symbol of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after important structural damages were stumbled on. The bridge wanted to be closed for better than a three hundred and sixty five days and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has just as of late started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the fine arrest of the outdated minister and senior IUML chief will flip to be a stable political instrument towards the UDF at some stage in the following local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM became in deep danger. The arrest of Kunju will give the birthday celebration any other to counter the UDF’s allegations at some stage in the election advertising and marketing and marketing campaign.