Shinos remanded in Panoor Mansoor murder case He was remanded for 14 days. The action was taken by the Thalassery First Class Magistrate Court.
Shinos’ arrest was recorded this morning. Although 11 accused have been named in the case, only one has been arrested so far. All 11 have been identified.
The case has been referred to the Crime Branch. The case is being probed by a 15-member team led by DySP Ismail.
Defendant testified that the assailants targeted Mansoor’s brother Muhsin. It is alleged that the attack was not carried out with the intention of killing.
Mansoor’s brother Moohs, a UDF agent at booth number 150 in Koothuparamba, had an argument with CPI (M) activists. Mansoor’s brother Muhsin told the media that Mansoor fled after being beaten and that he was hacked to death by DYFI activists. Muhsin said the attack was carried out after a 20-member DYFI team arrived and confirmed his name.
K Sudhakaran MP had alleged that Panoli Valsan, a CPI (M) district committee member, was behind Mansoor’s murder.