Over bribery claims, Kerala police have filed a FIR against the BJP state chief.

18th June,2021

Over bribery claims, Kerala police have filed a FIR against the BJP state chief.

This is the second FIR filed against the BJP state president, this time over claims that he paid a bribe to Janathipathya Rashtriya Party (JRP) leader CK Janu to run for the Kerala Assembly seat of Sulthan Bathery on the NDA ticket.

Surendran has been charged with bribery and undue influence under sections 171 E and 171 F of the Indian Penal Code by Sultan Bathery police.

On the allegation of Muslim Students Federation (MSF) leader PK Navas, a First Class Judicial magistrate court in Sultan Bathery granted permission to register a FIR against the BJP chairman on Wednesday.MSF leader Navas had petitioned the court for permission to file a FIR against K Surendran based on allegedly leaked audio clips.

Surendran is purportedly heard giving money to Janadhipathiya Rashtriya Party (JRP) leader CK Janu in order for him to run for Sultan Bathery seat on an NDA ticket in the clips.

Praseetha Azhikode, a leader of the Janathipathya Rashtriya Party (JRP), released purported audio tapes on Tuesday in which Kerala BJP president K Surendran is heard urging CK Janu to see him