Used Kerala minister V Good sufficient Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover scam
Kochi: Used Public Works minister of Kerala V.Good sufficient 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 feeble minister’s arrest at a personal properly being facility within the metropolis where he is present process scientific treatment. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) chief used to be quizzed by the anti-graft agency three cases in February this twelve months.
Although the VACB officials reached the feeble minister’s rental at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to exhaust him into custody, he used to be not there. The officials fill been told that Kunju used to be sick for the closing two days and used to be admitted in a personal properly being facility. Later, the VACB crew recorded the arrest at the properly being facility. In accordance to reports, additional measures will be taken after consulting with the doctors and assessing his properly being condition.
Earlier, feeble PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in connection with the scam. Kunju used to be arraigned within the case in response to the notify given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed at some level of the UDF regime at a save of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 became to be a symbol of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover needs to be reconstructed years after well-known structural damages fill been chanced on. The bridge had to be closed for additional than a twelve months and the Delhi Metro Rail Company has not too prolonged ago started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the describe of ruling LDF, the surprising arrest of the feeble minister and senior IUML chief will turn to be a stable political tool in opposition to the UDF at some level of the following local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a series of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in serious anguish. The arrest of Kunju will give the social gathering an opportunity to counter the UDF’s allegations at some level of the election marketing campaign.