A three-member team of officials from the Ernakulam unit of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the office of Soorya group owned by V.M. Radhakrishnan, a contractor of the public sector Malabar Cements Limited, here on Thursday.

The raid continued for more than two hours. Official sources said many documents in connection with the bribe allegedly paid to some officials of the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) for getting three-star status for some Soorya group hotels in northern Kerala were seized.

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