Vigilance probe against son-in-law of former Ker/TN HC judge

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 21:56

Kochi: A vigilance probe has been initiated
against the son-in-law of former Kerala and Tamil Nadu high
court judge, K Narayana Kurup in connection with the
allegation of bribe taking to give a favourable order to IUML
leader and ex minister P K Kunhalikutty in the Ice Cream
Parlour sex case, Kerala High Court was informed on Tuesday.
The probe is also against K A Rauf, the co brother of
Kunhalikutty, who had recently made various allegations
against the league leader and two judges-- K Narayana Kurup
and K Thankappan.



In a sting operation conducted by a local channel, K C
Peter, former Additional DGP had alleged that he had given
money to Sunny, son-in-law of justice Kurup and also to
justice Thankappan to give favourable orders in the case.



Advocate General, C P Sudhakara Prasad, today informed the
High court that vigilance enquiry has been initiated against
Sunny, son-in-law of jsutice Narayana Kurup and Rauf.



The AG also informed the court that if something come outs
in the enquiry regarding the allegation, it will be placed
before the chief justice.



The submission was made when a PIL by Ettumanoor Navothana
Vedi, a social organisation, seeking Central Vigilance enquiry
against the two former judges-- justice Kurup and justice K
Thankappan came up before a division bench comprising chief
justice J Chelemeswar and justice P R Ramachandra Menon.
The bench reserved the judgement on the petition.



PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 21:56

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