Shibu Baby John expresses regret over controversial remarks against solar probe Commission

Monday, Feb 15, 2016,12:50 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi : Labor minister Shibu Baby John has expressed regret for criticizing the judicial commission which is investigating the solar scam.

In an affidavit submitted before the Commission Monday, he said his criticism was not directed at the Commission, but the accused who questioned the Chief Minister.

Shibu Baby John said he is ready to express regret if his remarks hurt the Commission. The Commission replied by saying that such remarks shouldn’t have come from a minister, which will give a wrong message. The Commission said although it is not fully satisfied over the affidavit, it accepts the minister’s expression of regret.

Shibu Baby John made the controversial remarks at a public meeting in Kollam.