Assembly ruckus: No relief for MLAs; trial will go on

Kerala assembly ruckus caseThe case pertains to the ruckus and subsequent damages caused by LDF MLAs in Kerala Assembly in 2015.PTIImage credit: Live LawIn a setback for Kerala's ruling LDF, a Thiruvananthapuram court on Wednesday, October...

Assembly ruckus: No relief for MLAs; trial will go on
 
 
 
 
 
IN a setback for Kerala's ruling LDF, a Thiruvananthapuram court on Wednesday dismissed the discharge petitions filed by General Education Minister V Sivankutty and five others in the 2015 Assembly ruckus case.
 
Dismissing the petitions, the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Thiruvananthapuram, directed the minister and five other accused to appear before it on November 22 to frame charges.
 
Besides Sivankutty, the other accused in the case are former Ministers EP Jayarajan, KT Jaleel and K Ajith, CK Sadasivan and K Kunhammed, all opposition MLAs part of LDF then.