The crime branch special investigation team (SIT) probing a complaint by former Solar Scam main accused Saritha S Nair has reportedly registered FIRs against former chief minister Oommen Chandy and former Union minister and Congress leader K C Venugopal and invoked rape charges against the duo.
DGP Loknath Behera neither confirmed nor denied the development.
SIT acted upon legal opinion
The government had earlier constituted an SIT to probe the findings of the report prepared by the Justice Sivarajan-led solar commission. Following this, Saritha had given a complaint before the SIT. The police team under then DGP (north zone) Rajesh Dewan, however, did not register an FIR or go for a formal probe. Read more