Attack on Oommen Chandy: Former cop recognises two accused 


Witness P Sukumaran, who was then Kannur DySP, identified two of the accused who had pelted stones and attacked the chief minister’s official vehicle. 

Oommen Chandy | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Kannur: The Kannur Sessions Court on Wednesday tried six policemen in connection with the attack case against former chief minister Oommen Chandy in Kannur.

Witness P Sukumaran, the then Kannur DySP, recognised two of the accused who pelted stones and attacked the chief minister’s official vehicle.

He informed court that accused Deepak pelted stones at the chief minister’s car and Kannapuram native Biju Parambathu had thrown traffic cones into the vehicle.

The court also tried former additional sub inspectors P Kanakaraj and Mohandas, former sub inspectors Arun Das and Anilkumar, and CPO Subhash on the other day.

The hearing of witnesses will continue on Thursday.

The attack against Oommen Chandy took place on October 27, 2013. He was in Kannur to attend the closing ceremony of the 43rd Kerala Police Annual Athletic Meet.

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