Kadirur Manoj Murder : CBI mentions P Jayarajan as mastermind

Kannur: The CBI  on Thursday submitted chargesheet  in connection with murder of RSS district Sharirik Shikshan Pramukh Elanthottathil Manoj wherein CPM Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan as the mastermind.

The charge sheet also mentions the other five people. Jayarajan figured as 25th accused in the Chargesheet submitted at CBI Thalassery sessions court in January 2016.

Charges against Jayarajan apart from scheming the murder includes unlawful gathering and conspiracy according to Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

The CBI arrested Jayarajan in February 2016 along 23 others including the CPM area secretary. All later bailed out in a month’s time in March.

The motive is stated to be political vendetta.

Manoj had broken into Jayarajan’s house on August 25, 1999 and attacked him for which the court had punished him subsequently.

A provocation mentioned among motives states that  Manoj acted as chief organiser of a function that welcomed 500 odd  members who left CPM to join the RSS.

Following the incidetnt, Jayarajan according to the Chargesheet, discussed the detailed murder plan with first accused Vikraman who executed the killing.

Manoj was murdered on September 1, 2014 when the Omni van in which he was traveling was disrupted at  Kadirur  by hurling a country bomb. He was then dragged out by Vikraman and hacked to death.


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