Kozhikode: In a statement given to the police, COT Naseer, a former CPM leader and an independent candidate in Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, said that the there were three persons who attacked him and though they were not familiar he could identify them. The Thalassery police are investigating the case.
Mr. Naseer was attacked on Saturday night at Kayyathu road in Thalassery while he was riding on a bus to his house. One bike-borne smashed Nasser’s head with iron rode, another stabbed in the stomach and a third assailant rode the bike over him, Naseer said in his statement. He was earlier admitted to Thalassery Government Hospital and later Medical College, Kozhikode, and he underwent emergency surgery in a Private hospital at Kozhikode.
Mr. Naseer, a former CPM local committee member, came in the news again after his candidature in Vadakara against P. Jayarajan. The CPM attacked him two times earlier after he left the CPM besides an attack during the election campaign now.