Revenue Minister orders detailed probe in flood fund relief scam

Thiruvananthapuram: Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan ordered a detailed probe into the flood relief fund scam in Ernakulam.The minister issued the order after a new report revealed that over Rs 1 cr was embezzled from the flood relief fund.

As per the order, joint land revenue commissioner M Kaushik will probe the case. The minister directed the investigating officer to submit the report within 10 days. The official who was in charge of the investigation retired from service on May 31. 

The official who was in charge of the investigation retired from service on May 31. Following this, the minister issued a fresh order on the probe..

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