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Kerala Police re-arrest Rahul Mamkootathil in two extra Youth Congress protest-related instances whereas in judicial remand


Rahul Mamkootathil, Kerala State president of the Youth Congress, being arrested by the police in Thiruvananthapuram. (file)
| Photograph Credit score: PTI

A Justice of the Peace courtroom in Thiruvananthapuram on January 16 (Tuesday) granted bail to Youth Congress Kerala president Rahul Mamkootathil in two of the three rioting, illegal meeting and public property destruction instances registered in reference to Opposition demonstrations in Kerala capital in early January and late December.

Mr. Mamkootathil is presently in judicial remand on the Central Jail, Poojappura. On January 15 (Monday), the Cantonment police re-arrested him in judicial custody in three different instances linked to the Youth Congress protests.

After the courtroom issued a manufacturing warrant, the police produced Mr. Mamkootathil briefly earlier than Judicial First Class Justice of the Peace-III, Thiruvananthapuram, on Tuesday.

The courtroom didn’t launch Mr. Mamkootathil on bail since his remand interval in an earlier case expires solely on January 22. The district courtroom will seemingly hear Mr. Mamkootathil’s bail plea on January 17 (Wednesday).

Victims of political witch-hunt: Satheesan

Chief of the Opposition V.D. Satheesan advised reporters in Kannur that Mr. Mamkootathil and a whole bunch of different Youth Congress leaders had been the victims of a brutal political witch-hunt launched by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

“At the same time as I converse, the police are barging into the homes of Youth Congress employees and dragging them out of their beds at daybreak. Scores are in judicial remand. The police and Communist Get together of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] goons focused Youth Congress employees on the streets. The police unleashed wanton violence in opposition to ladies activists, together with at Alappuzha lately,” Mr. Satheesan mentioned.

Final week, the Youth Congress filed a defamation go well with in opposition to CPI(M) State secretary M.V. Govindan for claiming that Mr. Mamkootathil had submitted faux medical certificates for launch on bail after the police arrested him in reference to the violence in entrance of the Authorities Secretariat on January 2.

On Sunday, Mr. Govindan mentioned he caught by his allegation. He mentioned the courtroom order remanding Mr. Mamkootathil in judicial custody clearly mentioned the medical certificates and discharge abstract submitted by the Youth Congress chief for bail had no seal or correct signatures.

Mr. Govindan mentioned he was but to get the Youth Congress’s discover.

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