CBI files cases against 5 Cong netas, BJP V-P in solar scam | India News – Times of India


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over cases filed by the key accused in the Kerala solar scam against five Congress members and BJP national vice-president AP Abdullakutty. CBI’s Thiruvananthapuram unit registered FIRs against former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, AICC general secretary KC Venugopal, Congress MPs Hibi Eden and Adoor Prakash, MLA AP Anilkumar and Abdullakutty.
Earlier, the woman, who was accused in a series of financial frauds, had petitioned the police about sexual abuse by these leaders. While the FIR against five of them was submitted at the CJM court here, the one against Anilkumar is learnt to have been filed at Ernakulam CJM court.
The FIRs were registered on the basis of places of occurrence of crime as claimed in the petition by the woman. The complaint said in 2012, when the UDF government led by Chandy was in power, the accused molested the woman at various places, including ministerial bungalows. While Venugopal was an MP representing Alappuzha then, Anilkumar and Prakash were ministers. Abdullakutty, who was in Congress then, was an MLA representing Kannur constituency, while Hibi Eden was the MLA representing Ernakulam.





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