Vigilance records BJP leader’s statement | Kochi News – Times of India

Kozhikode: The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) recorded the statement of BJP national vice president A P Abdullakutty at his residence at Pallikunnu in Kannur district on Friday as part of the preliminary inquiry into alleged irregularities in a tourism project implemented in his constituency while he was a Congress MLA in 2016.
Vigilance officials led by DSP Babu Peringeth recorded the statement of Abdullakutty as part of inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the implementation of a light and sound show project set up at St Angelo Fort in Kannur at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore which was inaugurated in February 2016.
Peringeth said they had come to record the statement of Abdullakutty as he had proposed the project as MLA. The official clarified that it was not a raid.
The Vigilance director had given sanction for a preliminary inquiry after an earlier report filed by the Vigilance found prima facie irregularities in the project.
Vigilance sources said that prima facie…

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