:: The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) has sought a probe into the antecedents of the Chief Minister’s former gunman Salim Raj. It alleged that those who were arrested along with Salim Raj in connection with a kidnapping case in Kozhikode were persons with engaged in ‘hawala’ dealings and had criminal connections. In a statement here on Saturday, the DYFI State committee also accused the Home Minister of attempts to help Salim Raj get away scot-free. The police had shown their unwillingness to arraign him as an accused in the kidnapping case, the DYFI alleged— Staff Reporter