Security tightened for CM, ministers in Kerala

Last Updated: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 19:55

Thiruvananthapuram: Additional arrangements have been made to enhance security of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other ministers "in view of the developments" following CPI-M Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan`s arrest, sources in the Kerala police said.

Violent incidents had been reported from across the state since yesterday after the arrest of the CPI-M leader.

A 24-year-old DYFI activist died today in a hospital where he was admitted after a scuffle with opponents of the hartal in Kasaragod district.
The security protocol and the routes of ministers would be altered in view of the "sensitive situation", the sources said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 19:55

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