Kochi: Lawyers Association leader Saiby Jose has been questioned by the Crime Branch in the case of taking money from parties to bribe judges. CB took the statement from Saiby Jose twice. But Saiby reiterated that the case against him was a conspiracy and that no bribe had been taken.
It is reported that Saiby has stated that he did not take bribes on behalf of the judges and only took the lawyer’s fees. Saiby, who is also the former president of the High Court Lawyers Association, was summoned to the Ernakulam Police Club three days ago.
Alappuzha Unit SP KS Sudarshan is investigating the case under the supervision of Crime Branch Chief ADGP Dr. Darvesh Sahib. The police had filed an FIR against advocate Saiby Jose in the Muvattupuzha Vigilance Court in the case of bribery to judges. The case was registered under Section 7(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act and Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code.