The visit of a ten-member Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislators to meet party leader P. Mohanan, who is in police custody in Kozhikode in connection with the murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP) leader T. P. Chandrasekharan, on Saturday without obtaining court permission was an inappropriate move, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President Ramesh Chennithala has said.

The CPI-M MLAs’ decision to visit the party’s Kozhikode district Secretariate member with out obtaining the court permission should be construed as a move by the CPI-M to sculttle the ongoing probe into the murder case, he told reporters at the Government Guest house here on Sunday.

The CPI-M had been engaged in weakening the judicial system and adopting hostile attitude to insult the established procedures ever since the Left party was implicated in the sensational murder case, Mr. Chennithala alleged.

He charged that the opposition party was indulging in “demoralising” the police force by unleashing personnal attack on them on political lines.

Mr. Chennithala said steps would be initiated to reconstitute the KPCC in the near future and maintained that his scheduled visit on Monday to New Delhi was in connection with the upcoming Presidential elections.

The Guest House here was choked with police personnel, including commandos and those from the bomb squad in the wake of anonymous call made recently threatening his life from a Karnataka town.

Stating that he he was least worried about such threatening calls, Mr. Chennithala, in reply to a query, said the beefed up police security for him was put in place by the State government,

The KPCC chief had reached here this morning to take part in various party functions in the district.

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