Kochi: Five LDF MLAs filed a petition in the High Court counter to the ED’s investigation against KIIFB. The petition pointed out that the ED’s intervention is affecting development activities and is an attempt to destroy KIIFB. The High Court will consider the petition today.
The MLAs alleged that the ED was an unnecessary intervention. KK Shailaja, I.B Satish, M Mukesh, E. Chandrasekaran and Kadnnapally Ramachandran filed the public interest litigation. The case will be heard by a bench headed by Chief Justice S. Manikumar.
Meanwhile, former finance minister Thomas Isaac filed a petition in the High Court seeking withdrawal of the ED’s summons. Thomas Isaac filed the petition stating that the summons were illegal and the ED’s action was not correct in not specifying the crime he had committed.