Historical Kerala minister V K Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover scam
Kochi: Historical 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 scam. The VACB crew recorded the dilapidated minister’s arrest at a deepest scientific institution in the metropolis the establish he is present process scientific medicines. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader used to be quizzed by the anti-graft company three instances in February this year.
Though the VACB officers reached the dilapidated minister’s home at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to retract him into custody, he used to be no longer there. The officers had been suggested that Kunju used to be ailing for the final two days and used to be admitted in a deepest scientific institution. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest on the scientific institution. Basically based mostly on reviews, further measures will be taken after consulting with the scientific doctors and assessing his health situation.
Earlier, dilapidated PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in connection with the scam. Kunju used to be arraigned in the case in accordance with the observation given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed throughout the UDF regime at a worth of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 grew to develop into to be an emblem of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after foremost structural damages had been discovered. The bridge had to be closed for bigger than a year and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has no longer too long in the past started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the picture of ruling LDF, the frightful arrest of the dilapidated minister and senior IUML leader will turn to be a mighty political machine in opposition to the UDF throughout the ensuing local body elections. Pushed to the wall over a group of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in serious anxiousness. The arrest of Kunju will give the celebration a likelihood to counter the UDF’s allegations throughout the election campaign.