Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal sentenced to 10-year jail term for attempted murder

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Mohammed Faizal | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Kavaratti: A sessions court on Wednesday sentenced Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal PP to 10 years imprisonment for attempting to murder a Congress worker. Faizal, his brother and two others were found guilty in the incident.

The case pertains to Faizal and his accomplices attacking and seriously injuring Muhammed Saliha, a Congress worker, during the 2009 polls.

There are a total of 32 accused in the case. Faizal is the second accused in the case.

Faizal is married to the daughter of former union minister and Congress leader PM Sayeed.

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