Attack on CPM leaders: 12 Muslim League activists acquitted
Kannur: A court here has acquitted 12 Muslim League activists from the charges of attacking CPM leaders in Kannur.The verdict was issued related to attacking CPM leaders P Jayarajan and TV Rajesh on February 20, 2012. The attack against the CPM leaders is said to have triggered a retaliation and eventually lead to the Shukoor murder case.
As per the case, the 12 Muslim League activists allegedly attempted to kill the CPM leaders after stopping a vehicle in which they were travelling at Taliparamba in Kannur.
Later, it was claimed that this case provoked to the murder of Muslim League member Ariyil Shukoor.
The defendant contended that no such violence had taken place and that the documents presented in the case were not genuine. They also argued that the weapons produced in the court were forged.