New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A plea seeking registration of a first information report (FIR) against Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and two others for alleged involvement in solar panel allocation case was filed on Friday in a Delhi court.
Metropolitan Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Rampuri on Friday sought action taken report from Delhi Police and listed the matter for March 31.
The court was hearing a plea seeking registration of FIR against Chandy, Thomas Kuruvilla and prime accused Saritha S. Nair for their alleged involvement in solar panel allocation case.
The plea was filed by Dilip, who claims to be a member of socio-cultural organization “Navodayam” and is an anti-corruption activist.
“The complainant and his organisation has come to know that on December 27, 2012 accused namely Nair came in a four wheeler alongwith a driver and unknown person as per her plan to bribe high dignitaries, ministers, government officials of state of Kerala to get favour involving huge public exchequer and transferred said cash to accused number 1 (Kuruvilla) and two unknown persons, representatives and agents of high dignitary, at a parking lot in Chandni Chowk, Delhi (sic),” the plea stated.
The complaint, filed by advocate K.V. Sreemithun, said that Nair had collected huge amounts from public at large, assuring them to install solar device at their respective household units at cheaper rate in active collusion with Kuruvilla, close aid of chief minister Chandy.
In a well-planned manner, Nair collected millions of rupees from public at large, by inducing and mis-representing the public to provide the solar panel and instruments at cheaper rate and also by offering subsidy when she had no authorisation or government authority under the said scheme Jawahar Lal Nehru National Solar Mission.
In the process of the said illegal transaction of ill-gotten money, huge cash amounting to Rs. 1.90 Crores, was handed over by Nair to Kuruvilla on demand of Chandy at Chandini Chowk here, the plea said.
He added the information is supported and confirmed by further disclosure of Nair.
Dilip also said he approached Kotwali police station here on February 1, 2016 to lodge a complaint but the same was not accepted.