THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The UDF Government has decided to institute a Vigilance probe based on the findings of an Assembly panel against V A Arun Kumar, son of Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan.
The Vigilance Department will probe allegations of attempts during Achuthanandan’s tenure as the Chief Minister to make Arun Kumar the Director of ICT Academy and also his out-of-way promotion as IHRD Additional Director.
The findings of the Assembly panel led by V D Satheesan MLA were submitted in the form of a report on March 8.Based on the findings, the Secretary of the Higher Education Department had recommended a Vigilance probe.
The Vigilance Department too pressed for an investigation into the allegations. The government order for the Vigilance probe is expected to be issued shortly.