Alappuzha ∙ CPM has taken action against the party members involved in the Karunagapally drug trade. Ijaz Ahmed, the main accused, was expelled from the party. Ejas is a member of Alappuzha Seaview Ward West Branch. Alappuzha North Area Committee member A. Shanavas, who was involved in the case, was suspended from the party pending investigation. A commission has been appointed to investigate the allegations against Shanawaz. District Secretariat members G. Harishankar, G. Venugopal and K. H. Babujan are the commission members.
The decision in this regard was taken in the district secretariat meeting held at night. Minister Saji Cherian also attended the meeting. CPM Alappuzha District Secretary R. Nasser, who explained Yoga’s decisions, said that they would investigate if more people were involved in the incident.
It was already clear that those arrested in the case are members of CPM and DYFI. The main accused is IJAS CPM Alappuzha Seaview Ward West branch member and Vellakinar resident Sajad DYFI Valiyamaram unit secretary. CPM Alappuzha area committee member A. They smuggled drugs in Shanawaz’s lorry. Shanawaz initially said that he did not know the accused. But the picture of Shanawas celebrating his birthday with the accused was released. The celebration was four days before he was arrested for drug trafficking.
On Sunday, banned tobacco products worth around Rs 1 crore were seized in a lorry in Karunagappally. 1,27,410 packets of intoxicants were recovered. In the lorries, the onions were hidden in various boxes and sacks among the sacks. Named after Laurie Shanavas. Shanawaz’s explanation is that he rented the lorry to PS Jayan, a resident of Kattappana, on January 6. The police issued show cause notices to the owners of the vehicles in which drugs were seized, including Shanawas.
English Summary: Karunagapalli drug case, Updates