Petition against KGB`s relatives posted to Feb 28

Last Updated: Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 00:11

Thrissur: A Petition, seeking probe into
the allegations of ammassment of wealth by relatives of former
CJI KG Balakrishnan, was on Friday posted to Feb 28 by a court
here for a detailed hearing.

When the case came up on Friday before the V Ramkumar, Enquiry
commissiner and Special Judge (Vigilance), the petitioner,
George Vattukulam, state president of the Kerala malayala
vedi, sought time to produce more evidence to substantiate the
allegations against the relatives of justice Balakrishnan.

Following the plea, the case was posted for a detailed
hearing and production of more evidence to Feb 28.

Vattukulam had filed a complaint alleging that
Balakrishnan`s brother, KG Bhaskaran, former special
government pleader in kerala high court and his two
sons-in-laws, PV Sreenijan and MA Benny had amassed wealth
disproportionate to their known sources of income and a probe
should be launched against them.

Following media reports that Sreenijan, an advocate and
former youth congress leader had purchased various properties
and amassed wealth beyond his known sources of income, he
resigned from the party. Bhaskaran also resigned following
intense media heat over the allegations. He was asked by
Advocate General, C P Sudhakara Prasad to resign or demit
office. The reports had also alleged that Benny had purchased
vast properties.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 00:11

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