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State to order judicial probe into Marad carnage

May 07, 2003 14:32 IST

The Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday decided to order a judicial inquiry into the Marad incident, which left nine people dead near Kozhikode last Friday.

Chief Minister A K Antony said this during his cabinet briefing to reporters in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.

Reiterating that the government was firm on bringing all those involved in the attack to trial, Antony said the ongoing crime branch investigation in the case would be expedited and the high court approached for setting up a fast-track court to try the case.

The chief minister, however, took exception of the Indian Union Muslim League, a partner in the UDF, being dragged into the Marad incident. The track record of the League in Kerala was such that it always stood for communal amity, he said.

"The government would not allow any one involved in the Marad massacre to go scot free. Nor would we interfere in the investigation on behalf of any persons involved, whichever party or section they belonged," he said.


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Sub: JUDICIAL PROBE IS AN EYE-WASH TO HELP THE REAL CULPRITS

A large nubmber of Enquiries are on in Kerala about a host of issues. The reports take years to be written and when submitted, no ...


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Sub: Welcoming Judicial Probe In Marad Violence

I really appreciate the decision of the cabinet to go for a judicial enquiry on Marad Violence. Well all the people who was involed in ...


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Sub: Judicial probe on the Marad incident

It is a welcome move by the Honourable Chief Minister and his collegues. We wish such a probe should be completed within specified time frame ...


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