Frail Kerala minister V K Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Frail Public Works minister of Kerala V.K Ebrahim Kunju used to be arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB crew recorded the pale minister’s arrest at a non-public successfully being facility in the metropolis where he is present process scientific remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader used to be quizzed by the anti-graft agency thrice in February this one year.
Even supposing the VACB officials reached the pale minister’s home at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to purchase him into custody, he used to be no longer there. The officials like been urged that Kunju used to be in poor health for the closing two days and used to be admitted in a non-public successfully being facility. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest at the successfully being facility. Per reviews, extra measures will almost definitely be taken after consulting with the scientific doctors and assessing his successfully being condition.
Earlier, pale PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in reference to 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 by the UDF regime at a price of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 turned into to be a image of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover must be reconstructed years after major structural damages like been chanced on. The bridge had to be closed for higher than a one year and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has lately started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the gruesome arrest of the pale minister and senior IUML leader will flip to be a stable political instrument in opposition to the UDF all by the following local body elections. Pushed to the wall over a chain of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in deep danger. The arrest of Kunju will give the occasion one more to counter the UDF’s allegations all by the election advertising campaign.