Used Kerala minister V Okay Ebrahim Kunju arrested in Palarivattom flyover rip-off
Kochi: Used Public Works minister of Kerala V.Okay Ebrahim Kunju changed into once arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in reference to the Palarivattom flyover rip-off. The VACB group recorded the ragged minister’s arrest at a non-public hospital within town where he is undergoing scientific cure. Kunju, a senior IUML (Indian Union Muslim League) leader changed into once quizzed by the anti-graft agency 3 times in February this 365 days.
Even supposing the VACB officers reached the ragged minister’s condo at Aluva within the outskirts of Kochi to need him into custody, he changed into once no longer there. The officers had been told that Kunju changed into once in unhappy health for the closing two days and changed into once admitted in a non-public hospital. Later, the VACB group recorded the arrest at the hospital. According to reports, extra measures will seemingly be taken after consulting with the scientific doctors and assessing his correctly being condition.
Earlier, ragged PWD secretary T.O Sooraj changed into once arrested by the VACB in reference to the rip-off. Kunju changed into once arraigned within the case in accordance with the screech given by Sooraj.
Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, constructed all the map thru the UDF regime at a designate of Rs 48 crore and commissioned in 2016 changed into to be a logo of corruption with the alleged political and bureaucratic involvement. The flyover has to be reconstructed years after most fundamental structural damages had been stumbled on. The bridge needed to be closed for more than a 365 days and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has currently started the reconstruction works.
When the gold smuggling case has dented the image of ruling LDF, the truthful arrest of the ragged minister and senior IUML leader will flip to be a solid political software against the UDF all the map thru the ensuing native physique elections. Pushed to the wall over a chain of allegations within the gold smuggling case, the CPM changed into once in deep agonize. The arrest of Kunju will give the birthday celebration a possibility to counter the UDF’s allegations all the map thru the election campaign.