Archaic Kerala minister V K Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Archaic Public Works minister of Kerala V.K Ebrahim Kunju used to be arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in connection with the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB crew recorded the former minister’s arrest at a deepest health facility in the city where he is present process clinical treatment. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader used to be quizzed by the anti-graft company three instances in February this 300 and sixty five days.
Though the VACB officials reached the former minister’s house at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to resolve him into custody, he used to be not there. The officials were urged that Kunju used to be in unhappy health for the last two days and used to be admitted in a deepest health facility. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest at the health facility. In accordance to studies, further measures will likely be taken after consulting with the docs and assessing his health condition.
Earlier, former PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in connection with the rip-off. Kunju used to be arraigned in the case in accordance with the statement given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed throughout the UDF regime at a value of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 became to be a image of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after main structural damages were figured out. The bridge had to be closed for added than a 300 and sixty five days and the Delhi Metro Rail Company has lately started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the unpleasant arrest of the former minister and senior IUML leader will flip to be a substantial political tool in opposition to the UDF throughout the ensuing local body elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in deep trouble. The arrest of Kunju will give the birthday celebration a likelihood to counter the UDF’s allegations throughout the election marketing campaign.