Thiruvananthapuram: Vigilance officials Wednesday questioned V A Arun Kumar, son of CPI-M veteran and Opposition leader in the Kerala Assembly V S Achuthanandan, in connection with the alleged irregularities in his appointment as Additional Director of Institute of Human Resources Development.
Arun Kumar was questioned for more than five hours, sources said.
The officials had questioned and took statements from Kumar on June 26.
Charges were levelled against Arun Kumar towards the fag end of the previous LDF rule by the present Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was then heading the Congress-led UDF opposition.
Besides irregularities in his appointment in IHRD, an autonomous educational institution established by Kerala Government, charges against Kumar also include foreign trips he had undertaken while serving as Managing Director of Kerala State Cooperative Coir Marketing Federation Ltd.