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Violent strike in Kerala; HC takes suo motu cognizance against PFI Popular Front Strike Live Updates

Thiruvananthapuram: Several incidents of violence have come to the fore during the state-wide strike organized by the Popular Front of India (PFI) on Friday.

The strike will be from 6 am to 6 pm to protest the nationwide raids and arrests by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

The Kerala High Court on Friday took suo motu cognizance of the strike against the PFI for violating its verdict. The HC also asked the state government to immediately curb the violence.

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    KSRTC buses at Kannur depot stop plying on roads after widespread stone pelting. Photo: Harilal/Manorama

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    Glasses of several KSRTC buses were broken at Pandalam and Vakayar in Pathanamthitta district.

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    Stone pelting at KSRTC buses in Perumpilavu ​​and Edkazhiyur in Thrissur. The incident took place near the house of arrested PFI leader Yahiya Thangal.

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    The windshield of the Mysore-Kozhikode KSRTC bus was destroyed in stone pelting. Photo: MT Vidhuraj/Manorama

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    Kerala Police has said that action will be taken against those who try to close the shops by using force during the strike. Police said in a release that they would be arrested immediately.

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    At Pothenkode in Thiruvananthapuram, a group of 15 agitators ransacked shops. After the incident, the police took one person into custody. vehicle ply

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    High Court takes suo motu cognizance against PFI

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Incidents of violence, including stone pelting, were reported across the state on Friday.

A petrol bomb was hurled at a vehicle distributing newspapers in Narayanpara, Kannur.

In Alappuzha, the glasses of two Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses and two lorries were destroyed.

Vehicles were also pelted with stones in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts.

A KSRTC driver suffered an eye injury when he was pelting stones at a bus driving near Kozhikode civil station. He has been taken to the General Hospital.

Another KSRTC driver was injured in stone pelting on the national highway near Cheruvannur Steel Complex in Kozhikode. The driver, Siji, was admitted to a nearby private hospital.

On September 23, 2022, a petrol bomb was hurled at a vehicle in Kannur during the PFI strike. Photo: Manorama


KSRTC buses were damaged in stone pelting incidents on Chingavanam-Changanassery bus route in Kottayam. Stone pelting was also reported in Thekkumagopuram, Aymenem, Kodimatha and Kurichi areas of Kottayam. After the agitation intensified here, the police lathi-charged the protesters in Erattupeta.

At Pothenkode in Thiruvananthapuram, a group of 15 agitators ransacked shops. After the incident, the police took one person into custody. In Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, protesters stopped vehicles plying on the roads.

In Palimukku, Kollam, a group of protesters rammed the policemen on duty with a bike. Senior civil police officer Antony, CPO Nikhil got injured.

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A KSRTC driver was injured in stone pelting on the National Highway near Cheruvannur Steel Complex in Kozhikode. Photo: Manorama


Strict action against criminals: Police

Kerala Police has said that action will be taken against those who try to close the shops by using force during the strike. Police said in a release that they would be arrested immediately.

State police chief Anil Kant has directed district chiefs to stop the gathering of strike supporters in public places and take preventive custody if required.


The Kerala Police Media Cell said the entire police force would be pressed into action to prevent any untoward incident during the 12-hour strike.

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