The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to initiate a criminal and vigilance probe against former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and others in the Rs 7 million Solar Scam case.
Chandy’s Cabinet colleagues Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, Aryadan Mohammed and former Congress legislators Thampanoor Ravi and Benny Behanan would also be probed in the scam that surfaced in 2013.
The decision was announced by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after the weekly Cabinet meeting based on the recommendations of the solar scam commission report submitted by Justice (Retd) G Sivarajan in September.
The Vijayan government also decided to register a criminal case against all those whose names had appeared in a letter written by Saritha Nair in which she had complained of sexual exploitation. Read More…