Kozhikode: BJP state president K Surendran has been summoned for questioning in the Kodakara money laundering case. Police reached Surendran’s house in Kozhikode and issued a notice. The notice is to appear at the Thrissur Police Club on Tuesday at 10 am.
Though the police have issued a notice, it is not clear whether Surendran will appear for questioning. The BJP leadership has said that they will not have to appear if summoned for questioning in the case.
Two more persons were arrested in a case of embezzling Rs 3.5 crore in Kodakara. Shigil (30) and Rashid (26) were arrested by the SIT. The 15th accused, Shikhil, was a direct participant in the robbery. Rashid was added as the 22nd accused in the case. The two were arrested from Tirupati. With this, 23 people including a woman have been arrested in the case. No one has been granted bail yet.
The car was hijacked near the Kodakara flyover on the morning of April 3. The case is that Rs 3.5 crore was stolen. Police have already recovered Rs 1.42 crore. According to a police report, the BJP had looted election funds.