Old Kerala minister V K Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover scam
Kochi: Old Public Works minister of Kerala V.K Ebrahim Kunju change into arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in connection with the Palarivattom flyover scam. The VACB team of workers recorded the feeble minister’s arrest at a deepest sanatorium within the city the save he’s undergoing medical remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) chief change into quizzed by the anti-graft company three times in February this year.
Even supposing the VACB officials reached the feeble minister’s residence at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to capture him into custody, he change into not there. The officials had been suggested that Kunju change into unwell for the relaxation two days and change into admitted in a deepest sanatorium. Later, the VACB team of workers recorded the arrest at the sanatorium. In step with experiences, additional measures will be taken after consulting with the medical doctors and assessing his smartly being condition.
Earlier, feeble PWD secretary T.O Sooraj change into arrested by the VACB in connection with the scam. Kunju change into arraigned within the case in step with the assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed for the duration of the UDF regime at a label of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 turned to be a image of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover must be reconstructed years after main structural damages had been stumbled on. The bridge wanted to be closed for added than a year and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has not too long within the past began the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the beautiful arrest of the feeble minister and senior IUML chief will flip to be a powerful political tool against the UDF for the duration of the ensuing native body elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM change into in deep concern. The arrest of Kunju will give the gather together a chance to counter the UDF’s allegations for the duration of the election campaign.