Extinct Kerala minister V Okay Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Extinct Public Works minister of Kerala V.Okay Ebrahim Kunju become arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in connection with the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB team recorded the ragged minister’s arrest at a private sanatorium within the city the place he’s undergoing medical remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader become quizzed by the anti-graft company three instances in February this Three hundred and sixty five days.
Though the VACB officers reached the ragged minister’s house at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to employ him into custody, he become not there. The officers were told that Kunju become in wretched health for the final two days and become admitted in a private sanatorium. Later, the VACB team recorded the arrest at the sanatorium. Per reports, additional measures will be taken after consulting with the medical doctors and assessing his health situation.
Earlier, ragged PWD secretary T.O Sooraj become arrested by the VACB in connection with the rip-off. Kunju become arraigned within the case in accordance with the convey given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed all the device in which by technique of the UDF regime at a fee of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 turned to be a image of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover must be reconstructed years after major structural damages were discovered. The bridge needed to be closed for bigger than a Three hundred and sixty five days and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has not too lengthy within the past started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the heavenly arrest of the ragged minister and senior IUML leader will flip to be an spectacular political software against the UDF all the device in which by technique of the following local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a sequence of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM become in serious pain. The arrest of Kunju will give the event a risk to counter the UDF’s allegations all the device in which by technique of the election marketing campaign.