Vigilance Probe KK Shailaja for Alleged Fake Medical Bills

Thiruvananthapuram : Health Minister KK Shailaja is being probed by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau as the team seeks to find if the documents submitted for medical reimbursement are fake as alleged.

The inquiry is a preliminary one and was rolled out following complaint lodged by BJP state General Secretary K Surendran.

The Minister allegedly submitted medical bills for exaggerated sums against her husband’s treatment after declaring him as dependent. Her husband K Bhaskaran is a retired govt pensioner.

Before the news of fake claims became widely known, the Minister denied having availed any undue benefit from the govt.

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