‘Kappan told CBI that Kodiyeri received bribe for Kannur airport shares,’ alleges Shibu Baby John
Thiruvananthapuram: RSP leader Shibu Baby John alleged that to-be-MLA of Pala, Mani C Kappan has given statement to CBI that CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and his son had received bribe for issuing shares of Kannur airport project. Shibu along with his post on Facebook, shared the copies of Kappan’s statement.
Kappan’s statements were recorded by the CBI on a petition filed by a Malayali industrialist from Mumbai, Dinesh Menon citing Kodiyeri swindled Rs 3.5 crores.
“There were some money transactions between then home minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and Dinesh Menon, which I came to know of later,” Kappan’s statement said as per the shared documents.
Shibu, in the post, further asked whether Kappan stand by his statements.