THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has sent a legal notice for defamation against hotelier Biju Ramesh. The notice was sent following Biju Ramesh’s allegation that he had donated Rs 2 crore at the KPCC office. The notice has stated that he will go forward with the case if the hotelier doesn’t tender an apology after withdrawing the controversial statement.
Biju Ramesh had also alleged that Minister V S Sivakumarhad accepted an amount of Rs 25 lakh ahead of Neyyatinkara bypolls.The minister had stated that he is thinking of taking legal steps on the basis of it.
A defamation case was filed against Biju Ramesh earlier for levelling bribery allegations against former minister K M Mani and Minister K Babu.