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Kochi: The police officer who arrested CPM leaders on the day of trade union strike has been transferred. Kothamangalam SHO Basil Thomas was transferred to Thrissur Rural police station. The force claims it is a normal procedure.
Basil Thomas had arrested the CPM local secretary and DYFI leader who allegedly attacked a panchayat secretary who worked on the day of strike. The panchayat secretary had suffered a serious nose injury during the attack.