Thiruvananthapuram: The special investigation team SP Sunday submitted his report to the Vigilance director recommending prosecution against Opposition leader V.S Achuthanandan's son V.A Arunkumar in connection with alleged financial irregularity during his tenure as managing director of Coir Board.
The Special Cell SP, who carried out the probe, said in his report the preliminary investigations point to irregularities in offering contract for the construction of a go-down in Cherthala.
The Vigilance Director will take a final decision on the basis of the report.
The vigilance probe team had unearthed irregularities to the tune of Rs 40 lakhs in connection with the construction of a go-down for the company in Cherthala.
Apart from Arunkumar, the vigilance team had arraigned company’s consultant R K Ramesh and contractor Mohammadali as second and third accused in the case respectively.
The case related to the financial irregularities was first filed by one Mohandas before the Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau. Arun Kumar was the MD of Coirfed which is the apex body of over 600 coir cooperative societies across the state.