Attack on Police, Kerala Govt. Withdraws Cases against Popular Front Terrorists

By Courtesy : Janmabhumi published on December 20, 2015

Idukki: The Oommen Chandy government has yet again gone out of the way to protect miscreants, this time activists of the notorious SDPI. The Jihadis were involved in destroying parts of a theatre in 2013, which was screening the Tamil movie ‘Viswaroopam’. It has been alleged that they unleashed their attack on police personnel, while they were trying to dissuade the mob from destroying the theatre. The case against the Jihadis have been quashed following out of the way intervention of the local Congress leader. As many as 59 miscreants have been freed.

Jihadis had stormed Darshana theatre, Nedumkandam in 25 January 2013. They were stopped by police, but the mob overpowered the police and unleashed widespread terror, including attacking police personnel. A policeman was seriously injured.

The case was handed to Nedumkandam Court for hearing. But owing to interference of a local Congress leader, who is allegedly known to have Jihadi links, the case has been withdrawn. Sources have also revealed that this decision has resulted in anguish and protest among police personnel.

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