THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Director General of Prosecution has told the court that the Chief Minister has not done anything illegal and has not gained any kind of financial benefit in appointing the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Kannur University. The Director General of Prosecution also argued that what is the relevance of such baseless allegations in the situation where the appointment of VC has already been confirmed by the court.
The Director General of Prosecution informed the court of the government’s position while considering the argument on the complaint filed by Congress leader Jyoti Kumar Chamakala. Thiruvananthapuram Vigilance Special Court is hearing the case. The case will be heard again on January 7.
The complainant’s counsel argued that the fact that the Chief Minister had gone to meet the Governor regarding the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor was itself corrupt and the Governor had revealed that the Chief Minister had tried to influence him. The lawyer informed the court that the petitioner wants the court to take up the case directly.
English Summary: Director General of Prosecution on Kannur VC Appointment