Murder unlucky, says M.V. Jayarajan
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has denied any involvement within the homicide of 22-year-old Mansoor, an Indian Union Muslim League activist, at Koothuparamba on Tuesday.
CPI(M) Kannur district secretary M.V. Jayarajan termed the homicide unlucky. He mentioned the homicide was not premeditated and was dedicated in an space the place the CPI(M) had no affect.
Mr. Jayarajan mentioned IUML activists assaulted CPI(M) member C. Damodaran whereas he was returning with an aged lady voter. The DYFI Peringalam zonal committee member Othayoth Swarup was additionally attacked. Both have been severely injured, he mentioned.
He additional mentioned that round 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday, Shanos, a member of the DYFI Peringalam zonal committee, was kidnapped by IUML staff. Mansoor was killed amid clashes that broke out when CPI(M) activists arrived to take the injured Shanos to hospital.
He mentioned a case has been registered towards two IUML activists for attacking LDF supporters within the election. All these, nonetheless, didn’t justify the homicide, he mentioned.
“Let the police find the culprits through an impartial investigation. Political leaders are intervening to reduce such conflicts in Kannur. All parties are cooperating. There will be a collective effort to bring peace,” Mr. Jayarajan mentioned, including that the election was usually peaceable.
However, KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran, who visited the home of the sufferer on Wednesday, termed the killing premeditated. He criticised the delay in zeroing in on the culprits and added that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan should clarify his stance on the difficulty.
KPCC working president K. Sudhakaran alleged a conspiracy behind the homicide. “Mansoor was killed because the Left was frustrated at its inability to make the expected progress in the election. If the LDF repeats such acts, our supporters will no longer stay passive,” he warned.