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Assassination Attempt On Chief Minister Aboard Aircraft; Case Booked Against 3 Youth Congress Workers

Web Desk(TVM)Updated: Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

Thiruvananthapuram : Three Youth Congress workers have been booked in the attempted assassination of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan aboard Indigo flight on Monday. The assailants  are : Fardeen Majeed, Navin Kumar and Suneeth Narayanan who  also face charges  over deterring airline officials from discharging  duty.

The Director General of Civil Aviation(DGCA) will conduct special probe on the conflict aboard plane. The case was registered  based on complaint lodged by CM’s gunman, Anil Kumar.

Fardeen Majeed(28) is  Congress  Mandalam President in Mattanur and RK Navin Kumar(34) is Youth Congress Kannur District Secretary.  The three men are charged with   assassination attempt, disruptive behaviour,  criminal conspiracy, jeopardising  airline security etc - conviction of which could attract  imprisonment, fine, or both and also a no-fly ban  in addition to  other legal actions.