Mature Kerala minister V Ample Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Mature Public Works minister of Kerala V.Ample 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 outmoded minister’s arrest at a non-public sanatorium within the metropolis where he’s undergoing medical remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader used to be quizzed by the anti-graft agency three events in February this year.
Though the VACB officials reached the outmoded minister’s house at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to design shut him into custody, he used to be no longer there. The officials had been suggested that Kunju used to be in depressed health for the last two days and used to be admitted in a non-public sanatorium. Later, the VACB team recorded the arrest on the sanatorium. In accordance with reviews, extra measures can be taken after consulting with the medical doctors and assessing his neatly being condition.
Earlier, outmoded PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in connection with the rip-off. Kunju used to be arraigned within the case per the commentary given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed all around the UDF regime at a price of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 grew to turn out to be to be a symbol of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after main structural damages had been learned. The bridge wanted to be closed for additional than a year and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has no longer too long ago started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the surprising arrest of the outmoded minister and senior IUML leader will flip to be a solid political machine in opposition to the UDF all around the following local body elections. Pushed to the wall over a chain of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in deep distress. The arrest of Kunju will give the win collectively a risk to counter the UDF’s allegations all around the election advertising campaign.