Probe not satisfactory: CPI(M)

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan alleged that the probe was not conducted with seriousness because of the involvement of some people from the ruling front.

Kozhikode: CPI(M) Politbureau member and its
Legislature party deputy leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Friday
alleged that the probe conducted by the special police
team in the alleged fatal assault a youth at Kodiyathur in
the district was not satisfactory.

Talking to reporters after visiting the house of the
victim Shaheed, Balakrishnan said a new police team headed by
top officials should probe the case.

The present inquiry was unable to bring out any new
evidences in the case, he said.

Balakrishnan alleged that the probe was not conducted
with seriousness because of the involvement of some people
from the ruling front.

Later, speaking at a meeting organised by the Left
Democratic Front, Balakrishnan demanded the government
to provide Rs 10 lakh assistance to the family of Shaheed.

In a case of `moral policing` Shaheed was brutally assaulted
by the group on November 9 alleging illicit relationship
with a woman and later he died on November 13 at a private
hospital.

PTI

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