Vigilance inquiry against former minister K C Joseph

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016,11:25 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | A Vigilance Court Friday ordered a probe against former Congress minister K C Joseph in a petition complaining that he had amassed assets more than known source of income.

Thallassery Vigilance Court ordered the authorities to register a case against Joseph, currently an MLA, on a petition that during his tenure as Minister in the previous Congress-led UDF government, Joseph had amassed income more than known source of his income.

The petition was filed by one K K Shaji of the Irikkur Assembly constituency from where Joseph won this time. It was pointed out that the assets details filed by Joseph during 2011 polls and in 2016 has shown a huge increase. The court directed the Vigilance Kozhikode unit to file report by July 16.