CPM leader Zakir Husain explains alleged violation during lockdown
Kochi: CPM Kalamassery area secretary Zakir Husain has come out with an explanation over picking up a quarrel with a police officer, who stopped him for violating regulations during lockdown. A video of the incident had gone viral on social media.
In a Facebook voice note, Zakir Husain said he ventured out to pick up his wife, who is an assistant manager at Kerala State Financial Enterprises Ltd (KSFE).
Stating that he had explained the same to the police but the officer did not let him go, Zakir Husain also alleged that only one part of the incident was posted on social media.
The video of Zakir Husain introducing himself as the CPM Kalamassery area secretary to a police officer checking vehicles at Muttom in Aluva on Wednesday had gone viral on social media.
When the police officer tried to explain that he was trying to make Zakir Husain aware of the situation, the CPM leader objected to the way in which the police officer spoke to him. Zakir Husain alleged that a police officer had captured the video of the incident and only one portion of the video was circulated on social media.