Kochi: The Enforcement Directorate charged a case against former PWD minister V K Ebrahim Kunju on the basis of the complaint that he laundered black money of Rs 10 crore. The Enforcement informed the high court that initial investigation started into the incident.
The high court has asked the enforcement and vigilance to submit report within April 7 regarding the money laundering case and Palarivattom flyover scam case respectively. Vigilance had named Ebrahim Kunju as fifth accused in Palarivattom flyover scam case.
According to the complaint received by Enforcement, Ebrahim Kunju laundered Rs 10 crore during the note ban period through bank accounts owned by ‘Chandrika’, the mouthpiece of Muslim League. Vigilance had also conducted a raid in the Kozhikode office of ‘Chandrika’ in connection with this.
Meanwhile, Ebrahim Kunju explained that the amount handed over through bank accounts of ‘Chandrika’ was not his money. He added that the amount was raised through annual circulation campaigns of the party mouthpiece.