Black money case: Statement of 96 witnesses recorded; Rs 1.12 cr and gold seized, says CM

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan | Photo: ANI

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan updated about the progress of Kodakara black money case in the assembly. He was responding to the notice of the opposition on the black money case. The chief minister rejected the opposition’s demand to discuss the matter stopping the assembly proceedings.

The investigation into the Kodakara case is continuing. A special team led by Thrissur Range DIG is probing the case. 20 accused have been arrested already and statement of 96 witnesses have been recorded. Rs 1.12 crore and gold were seized, the CM informed the assembly.

The chief minister stated that the documents which the Enforcement Directorate (ED) asked from the police were handed over on June 1. The investigation is progressing well. So, there is no need to stop the assembly proceedings and discuss the matter, he said.

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