CBI says P Jayarajan was mastermind in Kadirur case | Kaumudy News Headlines 12:00 PM CBI says P Jayarajan was mastermind in Kadirur case | Kaumudy News Headlines 12:00 PM
THE CBI has submitted a charge sheet at the Thalassery CBI court that mentions CPM Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan as the mastermind behind the murder of RSS district sharirik shikshan pramukh Elanthottathil Manoj.
Besides Jayarajan, the charge sheet also mentions the other five people. The CBI had earlier submitted a charge sheet at the CBI Thalassery sessions court in January 2016 that mentions Jayarajan as the 25th accused.
Besides charges of accomplice to murder and criminal conspiracy, the accused are also charged with unlawful gathering and conspiracy according to Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
The CBI had arrested Jayarajan in February 2016, but he got out on bail in March 2016.
A total of 24 accused including CPM area secretary, and branch secretary were arrested till now in connection with the murder of Manoj. The CBI assumes political vendetta to be the motive behind the murder. They have also mentioned in the charge sheet that Jayarajan had both political and personal vengeance towards Manoj.
Manoj was an accused in the case of attacking Jayarajan after breaking into his house on August 25, 1999. The court had punished the accused in this case. Manoj was also the chief organiser of the welcome function of about 500 members who left CPM to join the RSS.
Jayarajan after discussing with the first accused in the case Vikraman, instructed the latter to bring together the other accused in the case. The charge sheet says that Vikraman, along with the other accused executed the murder masterminded by Jayarajan.
Manoj was murdered on September 1, 2014. The charge sheet says that the accused stopped the Omni van in which Manoj was traveling from his house at Kadirur to Thalassery at Ukkasmetta by throwing a bomb at the vehicle, dragged him out and hacked him to death..