Feeble Kerala minister V Okay Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Feeble Public Works minister of Kerala V.Okay Ebrahim Kunju used to be arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in connection with the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB team recorded the worn minister’s arrest at a non-public sanatorium in the metropolis the assign he’s undergoing scientific remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) chief used to be quizzed by the anti-graft company thrice in February this one year.
Even though the VACB officers reached the worn minister’s home at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to take him into custody, he used to be now not there. The officers own been told that Kunju used to be sick for the last two days and used to be admitted in a non-public sanatorium. Later, the VACB team recorded the arrest at the sanatorium. In step with stories, extra measures will be taken after consulting with the scientific doctors and assessing his health condition.
Earlier, worn 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 assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed all over the UDF regime at a label of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 grew to alter into to be a symbol of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover must be reconstructed years after indispensable structural damages own been learned. The bridge had to be closed for bigger than a one year and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has honest these days started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the horrible arrest of the worn minister and senior IUML chief will turn to be a solid political procedure towards the UDF all over the following local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in deep exertion. The arrest of Kunju will give the celebration a chance to counter the UDF’s allegations all over the election campaign.