The core team of BJP has accused its leaders of defaming. BJP has accused its state president K.K. Surendran supported.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File Photo)
The Chief Minister of Kerala said on Monday that twenty people have been arrested in the Kodakara black money case. In this case, the Special Investigation Team also questioned BJP leaders. The CM told the House in response to the notice of adjournment by Congress MLA Shafi Parambil on the issue, “As part of the investigation of the Kodkara case, statements of 96 witnesses were recorded and at present 20 accused have been arrested and legally charged. Action is being taken.”
He said that out of Rs 3.5 crore looted, Rs 1.12 crore was used to buy 347 grams of gold jewellery, mobiles and watches. At present, the police have confiscated these items and are engaged in the investigation.
Giving the details of the case, Vijayan said that first a report of robbery was filed at Kozhikode police station on April 7, in which it was told that on April 3, the miscreants looted Rs 25 lakh on the Kozhikode-Kochi highway. Later, when the matter was investigated, it was found that the amount looted was not twenty five lakhs but 3.5 crores.
The amount looted was not twenty five lakhs but 3.5 crores
At the same time, it has been alleged that BJP was going to use this money for election expenses. The Chief Minister said that later as per the orders of the state police chief, a Special Investigation Team was formed under the supervision of Thrissur Range DIG and Ernakulam Crime Branch SP to investigate the matter. He said, “The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DGP) of Palakkad has been appointed as the investigating officer and the investigation is going well.
BJP accused of defaming its leaders
On the other hand, the core team of Kerala BJP has accused its leaders of defaming. BJP has accused its state president K.K. Surendran and said that the Left parties are taking out personal enmity with him by spreading false rumours.
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