CPM district secretary P Jayarajan was questioned by a police team headed by the District Superintendent of Police Rahul R Nair at the Government Guest House here on Monday in connection with the murder of Muslim League worker Abdul Shukkoor.
The police had made elaborate security arrangements in connection with the questioning of P Jayarajan for the second time on Monday. The police team started questioning P Jayarajan in connection with the Shukkoor murder at 11am as scheduled by the police officials at the Government Guest House. He was questioned till 12.30 pm.
The CPM district secretary who came out of the guest house room where he was questioned said that he told the latter that he had nothing more to say on the murder of Shukkoor except what he said during the first round of questioning. He said that further details concerning the questioning could be obtained from the police officials, he said.
Threatened Another CPM leader M V Jarayajan too had come with P Jayarajan. As he reached the guest house he was stopped by the police from entering the room arranged for questioning the CPM district secretary.
Meanwhile, the comments made by M V Jayarajan on DySP P Sukumaran as he was coming out of the room kicked up another controversy with the police alleging that the CPM leader had tried to threaten the police official.
DySP P Sukumaran and Valapattanam CI U Preman were among the police officials who interrogated P Jayarajan.
There was a speculation that the CPM district secretary would be arrested towards the end of his interrogation by the police team, and this had caused much tension at the district headquarters here right from the morning on Monday.
Cops were deployed at sensitive areas and the premises of the Collectorate as part of the precautionary measures taken by the authorities.