The Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the bail condition imposed on Former PWD Minister V.K Ebrahim Kunju to the effect that he cannot leave the jurisdictional limits of the Ernakulam district.
Justice P.V. Kunhikrishnan while allowing the petition observed that a person’s liberty to move cannot be restrained indefinitely by any bail condition.
Although an accused may be restricted from leaving the country, the investigation team cannot restrict one from moving in the State, the Court declared orally. On the aforementioned ground, the bail condition restricting him from leaving the jurisdictional district of Ernakulam was lifted by the Bench.
Earlier this month, the petitioner had approached the Court seeking relaxation in the bail conditions imposed on him in the Palarivattom Flyover scam. He was accused of causing irregularities in the construction of a flyover at Palarivattom and has been in custody for the past seven months. The order granting him…