Outdated college Kerala minister V Okay Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover scam
Kochi: Outdated college Public Works minister of Kerala V.Okay Ebrahim Kunju modified into arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover scam. The VACB personnel recorded the frail minister’s arrest at a within most health center in town the build he is undergoing clinical remedy. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader modified into quizzed by the anti-graft agency thrice in February this three hundred and sixty five days.
Though the VACB officials reached the frail minister’s home at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to rob him into custody, he modified into no longer there. The officials were immediate that Kunju modified into sick for the closing two days and modified into admitted in a within most health center. Later, the VACB personnel recorded the arrest at the health center. In step with experiences, further measures will seemingly be taken after consulting with the clinical doctors and assessing his health situation.
Earlier, frail PWD secretary T.O Sooraj modified into arrested by the VACB in reference to the scam. Kunju modified into arraigned in the case based completely on the assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed in some unspecified time in the future of the UDF regime at a fee of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 changed into to be a image of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover must be reconstructed years after major structural damages were chanced on. The bridge needed to be closed for bigger than a three hundred and sixty five days 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 surprising arrest of the frail minister and senior IUML leader will turn to be an spectacular political machine in opposition to the UDF in some unspecified time in the future of the ensuing local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a chain of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM modified into in deep ache. The arrest of Kunju will give the social gathering an opportunity to counter the UDF’s allegations in some unspecified time in the future of the election marketing and marketing campaign.