The housing undertaking grew to become the middle of a political controversy after it was revealed that Swapna Suresh had acquired fee cash for it
The Kerala Excessive Court docket has stayed the CBI probe into the alleged Overseas Contribution (Regulation) Act violation within the Vadakkanchery Life Mission housing undertaking case for 2 months.
Justice V.G. Arun stayed the proceedings when the case was thought of on Wednesday.
It was on a petition moved by U.V. Jose, the Chief Government Officer of the Mission, that the Court docket issued the order.
The CBI had booked the case following a grievance from Anil Akkara, a Congress legislator. The legislator had complained that the provisions of the Act had been violated within the monetary transactions between the UAE-based Pink Crescent, the sponsor of the undertaking and Unitac, a building firm for constructing the homes.
The housing undertaking grew to become the middle of a political controversy after it was revealed that Swapna Suresh, the second accused within the diplomatic baggage gold smuggling case, had acquired fee cash for the undertaking.
On its half, the Mission authorities contended that neither the State authorities nor the Mission had any function within the choice of the development firm and it was the sponsors who recognized the agency. The Mission additionally submitted that the development firm which was contracted for the undertaking, did not come below any class of group that was banned from receiving overseas contributions.