Murder attempt on COT Naseer: CPM probe committee collects evidence
Thalassery: CPM has appointed an internal committee to probe the murder attempt against COT Naseer, independent candidate in Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency and former councillor of Thalassery municipality.
Earlier, Naseer in his statement to police asserted that Thalassery MLA AN Shamseer conspired the attack against him. Hence, the party has been investigating behind this statement.
P Jayarajan, former CPM Kannur district secretary, had visited Naseer in the hospital. Responding on the attack, Naseer clarified that Jayarajan is not involved in the attack against him.
COT Naseer was attacked during night on May 19. Following this, P Jayarajan asked state committee to probe into the attack.
As per this, the state committee appointed a two-member committee to investigate on the attack. State committee members MLA TV Rajesh and district secretariat member Hareendran are carrying out the probe.
The probe committee interrogated over 20 CPM members at the branch and local committees.
It is reported that the probe committee asked the members about the involvement of Shamseer in the attack as alleged by COT Naseer. The evidence collection is on progress at Kannur district committee office.