Condemning the arrest of its leader and MLA V K Ebrahim Kunju in reference to the Palarivattom flyover scam, the IUML on weekday termed the act as ‘politically driven,’ geared toward entertaining the people’s attention from corruption and irregularities committed by the Left government.
Earlier within the day, the vigilance and anti-corruption bureau sleuths, inquiring the case, recorded the arrest of Kunju at a personal hospital in Ernakulam, wherever he’s undergoing treatment.
IUML national general secretary P K Kunhalikutty, MP, same the temporal order of the arrest, coinciding with the elections to the native bodies, is nothing however ‘politically driven.’ He same it absolutely was exceptional that AN defendant in an exceedingly case was obtaining inactive at a time once the investigators were on the point of submit their chargesheet within the court.
If it absolutely was necessary, the arrest ought to are created earlier and not currently, Kunhalikutty found out.
“The Left Democratic Front (LDF) convenor had earlier hinted at potential arrests. it’s the LDF government, that is important of the central agencies, is partaking itself in politically driven arrests and harassment,” Kunhalikutty same.
The IUML and also the UDF would face all charges against its leaders politically and de jure, he added.