If things proceed along the expected lines there will be more arrests, including those of some high-profile names, in the next couple of days, says officer
During the course of the investigation, more than 29 witnesses were questioned and the relevant files were perused and scrutinised in detail with the help of experts.
The court observed the case requires a thorough investigation.
Though there were several recommendations to suspend Sooraj from service including by former Vigilance Director Siby Mathews, he was strongly backed by political fronts.
As PWD secretary, Sooraj was also heading Kerala Road Fund Board (KRFB) which funded the project.
The scientific examination of samples collected by the VACB from the flyover revealed inadequacy of cement and steel used in the construction.
Sooraj said that his association with project was restricted to bringing out a Government Order as PWD secretary sanctioning the SPEEID programme.
The IUML leader, who had been served notice by the VACB, said after the interrogation that political motives are the reason that he is being blamed by others.
It was following a petition filed by Kalamassery native Girish Babu that a quick verification over the acquisition of 32 cents of land from Seematti was carried out by VACB in 2016.
The VACB has asked Hamsa to be present at its office in Kochi for interrogation.
Following a direction of VACB Special Cell, a team led by DySP T U Sajeevan carried out the raids on the residence of DySP V Hamsa in Palakkad and his office in Thrissur.
The devices were recovered as part of the probe conducted at RBDCK’s office in Kochi in connection with the corruption in construction of Palarivattom flyover case.
The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Wednesday seized documents from the Aluva taluk office as part of a probe into Choornikkara land document forgery case.
The VACB filed its report to the Vigilance Director on Tuesday.
The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Thursday registered an FIR in the Choornikkara land document forgery case.