September 30th, 2011
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HC rejects Arun Kumar’s plea

arun-kumarKochi: The Kerala High Court rejecting the plea filed by V A Arunkumar, upheld the state government’s decision to conduct a vigilance probe into the numerous allegations raised against him.  The verdict against the Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan’s son was announced by High Court Justice Antony Dominic.

The previous LDF government had handed over the probe to Lok Ayukta but soon after the UDF gained power this decision was withdawn and the probe was handed over to the Vigilance. Arun Kumar is alleged to have demanded a commission of five percent from the promoter of Kannur Power Project, K P P Nambiar. They are to even inquire into his business relation with Cherry Enterprises and his source of funds for his membership in the Thiruvananthapuram Golf Club and Kozhikode Cosmopolitan Club.




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