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CBI Charges Kerala CPM Leaders For Murder Of Activist In 2012

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CBI has chargesheeted senior CPI (M) leader P Jayarajan and party legislator T V Rajesh in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader Abdul Shukoor in 2012.

Jayarajan, the CPI (M) district secretary in Kannur, faces murder and conspiracy charges, while Rajesh faces conspiracy charges.

The CBI had taken over the probe from Kerala police in 2016 after Shukoor’s mother filed a petition in the High Court stating that the conspiracy behind the murder was not unravelled by Kerala police. Jayarajan and Rajesh had been arrested by state police in August 2012, and they were arraigned as 32nd and 33rd accused.