Centre has turned down Kerala government's request to hand over to CBI the probe into the conspiracy angle behind the sensational murder of TP Chandrasekharan in the state -- a case which saw three CPI-M leaders being sentenced to life by a special court.
A keen contest is on the cards in Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, traditionally a CPI(M) bastion, in Kozhikode district, where the brutal murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party leader T P Chandrasekharan two years ago still remains a talking point among the people.
Kerala government on Friday decided in principle to seek a CBI probe into the `conspiracy` behind the murder of RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan, whose wife is on an indefinite fast in front of the secretariat here demanding a probe by the agency in the case.
Revolutionary Marxist Party leader KK Rema Wednesday night resolved to go ahead with her indefinite fast to press for a CBI probe into "political conspiracy" behind the brutal murder of her husband TP Chandrasekharan.
Twelve accused in the TP Chandrasekharan murder case, which brought CPI(M) in Kerala under a cloud, were found guilty by a special court here on Wednesday, but some of the party`s key local functionaries charged with conspiracy were acquitted.
A local court hearing the murder case of Revolutionary Marxist Party leader TP Chandrasekharan, on Wednesday removed two persons from list of 18 accused submitted by the defence counsel for removal from the original list.