Vigilance Enquiry Commissioner and Special Judge S. Mohandas on Tuesday gave the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) a month’s time to file its final report on the criminal miscellaneous petition regarding the alleged corruption in the setting up of an effluent treatment plant at Travancore Titanium Products during the tenure of the previous United Democratic Front government.

Earlier, a former Titanium employee had filed a petition demanding that the then Chief Minister Oomen Chandy also be questioned in connection with the probe. The court dismissed the VACB’s demand for more time and warned that the officer would face penal action if did not meet the deadline.