Used Kerala minister V K Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Used Public Works minister of Kerala V.K Ebrahim Kunju used to be arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB personnel recorded the aged minister’s arrest at a deepest sanatorium in the town where he is undergoing scientific medication. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader used to be quizzed by the anti-graft agency three cases in February this twelve months.
Even supposing the VACB officials reached the aged minister’s condo at Aluva in the outskirts of Kochi to snatch him into custody, he used to be no longer there. The officials bear been instructed that Kunju used to be ill for the final two days and used to be admitted in a deepest sanatorium. Later, the VACB personnel recorded the arrest at the sanatorium. Based mostly fully on experiences, extra measures will be taken after consulting with the scientific doctors and assessing his health situation.
Earlier, aged PWD secretary T.O Sooraj used to be arrested by the VACB in reference to the rip-off. Kunju used to be arraigned in the case in step with the assertion given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed ultimately 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 has to be reconstructed years after major structural damages bear been chanced on. The bridge had to be closed for further than a twelve months and the Delhi Metro Rail Company has lately started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the splendid arrest of the aged minister and senior IUML leader will turn to be a real political gadget towards the UDF ultimately of the ensuing local physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a chain of allegations in the gold smuggling case, the CPM used to be in deep danger. The arrest of Kunju will give the party an opportunity to counter the UDF’s allegations ultimately of the election marketing and marketing campaign.