February 21st, 2012
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Kannur CPIM activist stabbed

kannurKannur: A CPIM activist, Padavil Mohanan was hacked to death at Ariyil, Taliparambe. Mohanan’s house was attacked and was assaulted. The activist who suffered major injuries including a cut on his head was rushed to the hospital. Yesterday more than 50 Muslim League activists hurled stones at the vehicle in which Mr Jayarajan was traveling in.

Mr Jayarajan and  MLA T V Rajesh were injured. Following which an IUML activist was stavved to death by unidentified people. The league have accused CPIM for the act. League activist Shukoor 20, of Ariyil was coming out of his house along with four others when he was stabbed to death. Shukoor’s body has been sent for postmortem.

The CPIM has called for a 12 hour hartal in Kannur district tomorrow in protest against the attack on CPIM Kannur District Secretary, P Jayarajan. Mr Jayarajan said, ” It was an attempt to murder us. It is only because the driver was clever enough and managed to maneuver the car out of the angry mob that we survived.” The CPIM leaders protested before the Thaliparamba police station. MLA James Mathew was also traveling in the same vehicle that was attacked. The vehicles of Kairali TV, and Deshabhimani were also attacked by the mob.




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