Thalasery: A case has been registered
against former Minister and CPI(M) Secretariat Member, T Sivadas Menon, for making certain allegedly inciting remarks against a police officer.
Speaking at a function, Menon had reportedly said that
Kozhikode Assistant Commissioner of Police, Radhakrishna
Pillai, who had fired at SFI students during a protest
recently, could be "beaten up" even if he was in police
Menon is the second CPI(M) leader against whom a case has
been registered for making such remarks against Pillai, the
first being CPI(M) state committee member M V Jayarajan.
Cases were registered against Jayarajan for allegedly
exhorting SFI activists to attack Pillai when seen in civilian
Jayarajan had reportedly made the remarks while speaking at
a protest meeting organised by SFI, CPI-M`s student wing two
"If the police officer was not in uniform, he is an ordinary
person like us," Jayarajan had said.
The ACP had opened fire at SFI activists protesting against
"illegal" admission of a student in Kozhikode Government