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Kuniyil twin murder: Chargesheet filed

Published: 11th September 2012 12:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2012 12:42 PM   |  A+A-

The police submitted chargesheet in the Kuniyil twin murder case at the Manjeri Judicial First Class Magistrate Court on Monday.

The incomplete chargesheet has included 19 persons involved in the murder of Kolakkadan Azad and Kolakkadan Aboobacker.

The complete chargesheet will be submitted only after arresting two absconding accused. P K Basheer MLA, who was named in the First Information Report as an accused in the case, has been excluded from the chargesheet. However, it says that the investigation is continuing against the MLA to find out whether he has any role in the murder. The police had questioned P K Basheer MLA after the relatives of Kolakkadan brothers alleged that a speech he delivered at Kuniyil town was the provocation for the murder.

The sources with the SIT said that efforts to bring back the prime accused, Mujeeb Rahman, who had escaped to Qatar after committing the crime, would continue. “We will only conclude the case after interrogating the absconding persons. They are the missing links in the case,” police sources said. According to the chargesheet, 15th accused Mujeeb Rahman, and 17th accused Abdul Shaboor are still absconding. Mukthar Rahman is the prime accused. It says the gang which attacked Azad and Aboobacker was led by Mukthar and the attack was in apparent revenge for the murder of Mukthar’s brother Atheeque Rahman, who was killed in last January. Azad and Aboobacker were among the list of accused in the Atheeque Rahman murder case.

The chargesheet says that the murder was carried out after a five-month-long conspiracy. Muslim League leader Mannilthodi Ahammedkutty is the 19th accused of the case. Of the total of 20 persons who were already arrested by the SIT, Firoz Khan, of Pullippara, turned approver.

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