Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Trial in palmolein case postponed to May 30

THRISSUR: The final trial in the two decade long palmolein corruption case which led to a political controversy, has been postponed to May 30. The Thrissur Vigilance Court who considered the case today for the trial postponed the case to May end. The court harshly criticized T H Musafa, the then civil supplies minister,  who was not present in the court today. It is a great relief for the congress as the trial will begin only after the assembly polls.

The final trial is crucial for Chief Minister Oommen Chandy when exists the court verdict that he would be made an accused if proof is obtained. The court had observed that the then finance minister Oommen Chandy has a role while considering his relief plea earlier. 

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