Appointment of relatives: Court seeks Vigilance's stand
Thiruvananthapuram: The Special Vigilance Court here has asked the agency to inform its stance on the plea regarding the appointments of relatives during UDF government’s tenure, before October 21.
The court made this demand while considering the plea challenging the appointments of leaders’ relatives in Industries Department.
The Vigilance has informed the court that the preliminary investigation into the complaint against E P Jayarajan is progressing.
The special investigation team headed by SP Jayakumar of Vigilance Thiruvananthapuram special investigation unit-II will soon record statements of those associated with the appointment row, including E P Jayarajan, who resigned as minister.
The probed is monitored by Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas.