Because the controversy set off by Jose Ok. Mani over the alleged back-stabbing of his father and Kerala Congress (M) founder chief Ok.M. Mani by the Congress continued to rage, a report accusing some United Democratic Entrance (UDF) leaders of hatching a conspiracy to ensnare the KC(M) patriarch within the bar bribery rip-off has now emerged within the public area.
The report, purportedly primarily based on an investigation carried out by a non-public company, named Chief of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala, Adoor Prakash and Joseph Vazhakkan as the important thing conspirators. Kerala Congress (B) chief R. Balakrishna Pillai and Kerala Janapaksham chief P.C. George, MLA, too have been accused of being a part of the conspiracy, which was reportedly hatched at a Authorities Visitor Home at Mundakkayam, Kottayam.
Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy too has been accused of being conscious of the conspiracy.
In response to it, a conspiracy was allegedly hatched to border the late KC(M) chief as he had stood in the best way of Mr. Chennithala’s try to interchange Mr. Chandy because the Chief Minister.
About six years in the past, the KC(M) had appointed an intra-party fee led by the late C.F. Thomas to probe the alleged conspiracy. The findings of the fee, which was submitted in March 2016, are but to be made public.
The Mani group, in the meantime, responded that the report that got here out on Sunday was not the official investigation report in possession of the social gathering management. “We’ve got not but selected releasing the investigation report formally. In reality, this isn’t the primary time that the media are reporting about such an investigation report, which doesn’t have something to do with the official report,” Mr. Mani stated.
Official sources, nevertheless, held that some findings of the `leaked report’ have been near those reported by the intra-party fee.
In the meantime, the Mani group, which has been shaken by attrition of staff on the grassroots obtained a significant increase with the previous Poonjar MLA V.J. Joseph, former Meenachil panchayat president C.V. John and others becoming a member of its ranks right here on Sunday. They have been handed social gathering membership at a operate organised by the Mani group in Pala.