Historic Kerala minister V Ok Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Historic Public Works minister of Kerala V.Ok 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 The VACB crew recorded the outdated minister’s arrest at a internal most clinic within the metropolis the save he’s present process clinical treatment. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) chief became quizzed by the anti-graft agency thrice in February this year.
Although the VACB officials reached the outdated minister’s condominium at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to favor him into custody, he became no longer there. The officials were suggested that Kunju became in miserable health for the final two days and became admitted in a internal most clinic. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest on the clinic. In keeping with reports, additional measures shall be taken after consulting with the clinical doctors and assessing his smartly being situation.
Earlier, outdated PWD secretary T.O Sooraj became arrested by the VACB in reference to the rip-off. Kunju became arraigned within the case in keeping with the commentary given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed throughout the UDF regime at a price of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 grew to develop into to be a image of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after most main structural damages were chanced on. The bridge needed to be closed for more than a year and the Delhi Metro Rail Company has currently started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the excellent arrest of the outdated minister and senior IUML chief will flip to be a stable political tool against the UDF throughout the following local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM became in deep effort. The arrest of Kunju will give the occasion a risk to counter the UDF’s allegations throughout the election marketing and marketing campaign.