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22 Oct 2018, Edition - 1196, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • PMO summons CBI Chief and Special Director
  • Asthana, who is number two in the CBI’s hierarchy, has been booked in a bribery case by the agency in Moin Qureshi graft probe
  • Supreme court will take the decision on the hearing of 19 review Petition in Sabarimala case tomorrow
  • PIL has been submitted for CBI inquiry in Amritsar incident, approval awaited
  • Earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur at 9:11 am today
  • My government fixing one family’s mistakes, giving credit to leaders like Bose: PM Modi
  • CBI chief trying to frame me, special director Rakesh Asthana wrote to CVC
  • Government plans exam to recruit 6,000 judges for lower courts
  • Petrol pump owners are on a 24-hour strike in New Delhi

Kerala News

Hand of two CPM activists suspected in Kannur Youth Congress leader’s murder

Covai Post Network

Kochi: Police are probing the involvement of two CPM workers on bail in the murder of Youth Congress worker Shuhaib in Kannur. The two, jailed in connection with the recent CPM-Muslim League case at Mattanoor, were out on bail.

Police are planning to move the court seeking cancellation of their bail. The two have gone missing after the Shuhaib murder the other day.  Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala claimed that the conspiracy was hatched in jail. Police had taken into custody a CITU worker on suspicion, but failed to get any lead about the murder.

Meanwhile, firebrand Congress leader K Sudhakaran told reporters in Kannur that Shuhaib faced death threats inside the jail where he was housed after being arrested in a clash between CPM and Youth Congress.

The jail authorities were planning to shift Shuhaib from the sub jail to Kannur central jail violating all norms. He said he came to know of it and informed the jail DGP who acted timely to prevent the shifting.

Sudhakaran said the police investigation was a farce and the party would demand a CBI probe.Shuhaib was employed in Dubai and had returned home for settling an issue after which he got held up and was deeply involved in party activities.

Once a strong supporter of CPM, Shuhaib was now closely associated with the Congress which annoyed CPM.

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