27 September Wednesday

Overseas Fund Collection: Vigilance T’Puram Special Unit To Investigate Case Against Satheesan

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Jun 10, 2023

Thiruvananthapuram : The Vigilance Thiruvananthapuram Special Unit will investigate illegal fundraising case registered against Opposition Leader VD Satheesan.  The Special Investigation Unit II SP V. Ajaya Kumar is in charge of investigations and a special team will be formed in two days time.

The case revolves around funds collected in the name of housing flood victims of 2018 under Punarjani scheme. Investigators will dig into the overseas trips Satheesan undertook at the time, the amount of money collected and ways they were put to use.

Earlier the Vigilance in its preliminary findings came up on incriminating evidence of irregularities involved in VD Satheesan’s fundraising drive for the scheme, following which the govt issued Order for investigations.