Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister V SAchuthanandan today said he had not received any report onlegal hurdles in conducting a vigilance inquiry into thealleged amassing of wealth by P V Sreenijan, son-in-law offormer CJI K G Balakrishan.
"I did not receive any information," Achuthanandan repliedwhen reporters sought his reaction to the opinion of Vigilancelegal advisor on "unviability" of ordering a probe intoallegations against Sreenijan.
Official sources had said the Legal advisor to Vigilanceand Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Monday conveyed to theHome Department that Sreenijan would not come under thedefinition of public servant under the Prevention ofCorruption Act.
Achuthanandan had last week recommended a probe after hereceived a private complaint against Sreenijan.
The chief minister''s recommendation was referred to VACB''slegal advisor to examine the legal feasibility of a possibleinquiry against Sreenijan.
A former vice-president of the state Youth Congress,Sreenijan, who unsuccessfully contested the 2006 Assemblypolls, resigned from the primary membership of Youth Congresslast week after coming under allegations.