Friday, October 28, 2016

Court orders vigilance probe against K C Joseph

THALASSERY: The Thalassery vigilance court ordered a vigilance probe against former minister and congress leader K C Joseph over the amassment of wealth. The vigilance court has directed Kozhikode vigilance cell to hand over the investigation report before November 29.

The case is that Joseph, his wife and son Ashok Joseph had amassed wealth. When Joseph was a minister, a transaction of Rs 1.5 crore had taken place via Ashok Joseph’s bank account. The bank had then registered it as a heavy transaction.

The court passed the order following a public interest plea demanding a probe on the source of this dealing. Meantime, Joseph had mentioned that his son has a good job and salary abroad. The court has ordered to probe it also.

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