Sunday, November 2, 2014

#BlackMoney #Kerala Finance Minister K M Mani faces vigilance probe

Biju Ramesh, chief of the Kerala Hotels and Bar Association, had alleged in a TV show on a Malayalam channel recently that he was asked for a bribe of Rs. 5 crore in return for renewal of licenses of the bars. Mr. Ramesh further alleged that he paid part of the sum - Rs. 1 crore - to Kerala Finance Minister K M Mani.

Kerala government's vigilance department has begun a preliminary inquiry in the case. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has denied the allegations against his Finance Minister.