Kozhikode: K Muraleedharan, the UDF candidate in Vadakara alleged CPI (M) candidate P Jayarajan to have acted behind the attack on COT Nazir, former CPI (M) leader and independent candidate in the constituency.
He said that Jayarajan who is allegedly involved in 10 criminal cases might have acted behind the attack. Nazir, a former councilor at Haberdashery Municipal Corporation severed from the party over the alleged dissent in selecting the Candidate in Vadakara constituency. Muraleedharan said that the votes won by Nazir would ultimately demote the voting percentage of LDF.
The sitting Congress MLA accused state police over not to have taken required measures to ensure security despite Intelligence alert over law and order violation in the state during re-polling.