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C.O.T Nazeer murder attempt case: MLA Shamseer's car taken into custody

Kannur, Aug 3 (UNI) CPI(M) MLA A.N Shamseer's car was taken into custody by Thalassery police on Saturday over the attempt to murder case of C.O.T Nazeer, a CPI(M) rebel candidate contested from Vadkara Lok Sabha constituency in the last General election.
According to police, the Innova car, which was registered in the name of MLA Shamseer's brother A N Shahir, was taken into custody based on the statement given by the victim to the police.
The car was later produced before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case.
The name board citing "MLA" was fixed on the car when the conspiracy to attack Nazeer was hatched by the accused by sitting inside the car which was parked in front of Kinfra park at Thalassery, as per the statement of accused V P Santhosh alias Pottyan Santhosh of Ponnyam and N K Raghesh, CPI(M) Kathirur Puliyad Branch Secretary and former driver of A N Shamseer, MLA.
SIT had already arrested eleven CPI(M) workers, in connection with the case after examining the CCTV footage and other evidences and also took into custody the motorbike and weapons used in the crime.
It was on May 18, C.O.T Nazeer, who was also a former Thalassery Municipal Councilor, was attacked by a gang near Thalassery town after waylaid him.
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