Shashindran had spoken to the Chief Minister on the phone the other day
Thiruvananthapuram: Minister AK Sasindran, who is facing allegations that he tried to settle the torture complaint, met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Shashindran met the Chief Minister at Cliff House. Shashindran had spoken to the Chief Minister on the phone the other day.
After the meeting, Shashindran told the media that he had told the Chief Minister everything he had to say. The Chief Minister was not summoned. Shashindran said he had come to talk about some issues before the assembly session.
Meanwhile, NCP state president PC Chacko came out in support of Shashindra. The minister was less vigilant in the incident. The party did not intervene in the complaint lodged by the woman with the police. The minister intervened to resolve the financial issue between the party leaders. He said a commission has been appointed to probe the incident.
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It is alleged that Shashindran called the girl’s father and tried to settle the complaint. The audio recording of this conversation was released. It is alleged that the minister interfered in the complaint of the woman against NCP state executive member G. Padmakaran. The woman, who is also a member of the Yuva Morcha constituency committee, complained to the Kundara police that Padmakaran had called her to a shop in Kundara Mukkada and grabbed her by the hand. The complainant is the daughter of the NCP Kundara constituency office bearer.
Shashindra claimed that he did not intervene knowing that it was a case of torture and only because it was a matter between two party leaders. He responded that the complainant’s father was a member of his party and had called to investigate the matter.