Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to CPM Kannur District Secretary P Jayarajan, arrested in connection with the politically sensitive murder of IUML activist Abdul Shukkoor in February.
Justice Babu P Mathew Joseph granted the bail and directed Jayarajan to furnish a bond of Rs 25,000 and two sureties for the like amount.
The court turned down the prosecution plea to restrain Jayarajan, arrested on August 1, from entering Kannur. The charge sheet in the case was filed in a lower court in Kannur on August 23 listing 33 accused, all of whom are either CPM workers or supporters.
While Jayarajan and MLA TV Rajesh have been charged under section 118 of the IPC for not trying to prevent the murder even after getting information on the conspiracy. Shukkoor was murdered on February 20 at Keezharara in Kannur....more
01:25 PM, Aug 27, 2012
KOCHI: There is nothing wrong in Attukal Pongala lines extending to Kanyakumari or Attingal and beyond, the Kerala High Court observed on Thursday. However, religious festivals and processions like Attukal Pongala on roadsides should be granted permission only after ensuring that they do not obstruct the traffic, it said.The court upheld Section 5(1)(a) of the Kerala Public Ways Act which authorises district police chiefs to allow holding of religious or...
10:23 AM, Mar 23, 2012