CPI(M) slams cbi in manoj murder case

Saturday, Jul 11, 2015,21:08 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | CPI(M) State Committee Member M V Jayarajan today alleged that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is trying to entrap CPI(M) District Secretary P Jayarajan in RSS district functionary Manoj murder case.
He also alleged that CBI tries to forcibly implicate him in this case. Talking to news persons here, Mr Jayarajan said the central agency is turned into a  his masters voice of BJP and RSS and the CBI is indifferent to the probe in the case.
That is why the District Secretary P Jayarajan (62) approached the Thalassery Sessions Court on July 10 for anticipatory bail. The anticipatory bail plea will be heard by the Sessions Court on July 13.
He also alleged that  a politically motivated move was on to arrest District Secretary even though he had cooperated with CBI including the questioning for about four hours at their Thiruvananathapuram office on June 2.
CBI also named CPI(M) Payyanur area secretary  T I Madhusoohanan as the 20th accused in the case in second phase probe for harbouring and providing medical treatment to prime accused Vikraman.
Madhusoodhanan was summoned by CBI on July 9 for questioning but he did not appear yet before the CBI probe team.
Mr P Jayarajan  had been admitted to Pariyaram Medical College Hospital (PMCH) and undergone angioplasty on July 9.
Mr P Jayarajan, former MLA has been named as 38th accused ,  in MSF Activist Abdul Shukkor (21) of Pattuvam Murder Case on February 20,2012, is currently on bail.
Meanwhile, CBI arrested four CPI(M) activists on July 9 in connection with conspiracy angle and remanded them in Special sub jail here.
A total of 23 CPI(M) workers arrested in this case and CBI took up the case on November 5,2014 and recovered the weapons used by the gang and arrested four persons from the additional accused list prepared by CBI.
Earlier, Special investigation team (SIT) and CBI arrested 19 CPI(M) activists according to the accused list and charge sheet prepared by SIT and slapped UAPA charges.
The SIT prepared charge sheet also pointed out  that the murder took place with the knowledge of District leadership of the CPI(M).The conspiracy behind the murder and harboring the accused will be probed in second phase.
Manoj was the fifth accused in the case of the murder attempt on P Jayarajan in August 25, 1999. The charge sheet had made it clear that Manoj was killed for his involvement in attempt to murder Jayarjan .
RSS District Functionary Manoj (42), who lost control of his van after assailants threw a bomb, was hacked to death at Ukkasmotta near Kathirur in the politically-sensitive Kannur District on September one,2014. His companion Pramod was severely injured in the attack.