Thiruvananthapuram > An all party meeting called by the government to secure peace in Vizhinjam which took place including police station violence. The all-party coalition has extended its support to the government for all measures aimed at restoring the atmosphere of peace. The representatives of the strike committee have also assured that there will be no violence. Stand united so that the social environment is not polluted. The meeting was chaired by Minister GR Anil on Monday at 4pm. Representatives of the 24 organizations that participated in the meeting asked everyone to collaborate to avoid unpleasant incidents. Representatives of various political parties said that those who hinder the Vizhinjam project hinder the unity of the country.
GR Minister Anil told a press conference that all sides condemned Sunday’s violence. Due to the self-control of the police and the government, serious unpleasant incidents were avoided. The police will proceed with impartial and fair legal proceedings. The necessary precautions have been taken by the Vizhinjath Police. The minister also said that strict action will be taken against false propaganda that destroys community harmony.
CPI District Secretary M Anavoor Nagappan, CPI District Secretary Mangot Radhakrishnan, Congress Leader Vinod Sen, BJP District Secretary VV Rajesh, Samara Samiti Convenor Eugene Perera, M Vincent MLA, District President Panchayat D Suresh Kumar, District Collector Jeromick George , City Police Commissioner G Spurjankumar, Deputy Mayor of Corporation PK Raju, councillors, sub collector Aswathi Srinivas and representatives of various community organizations were present.
Case against 3000 people
The police have registered a case against 3000 people who witnessed the attack on the police station by Vizhinjam Samara Samiti activists. The charges include conspiracy with deadly weapons, attack on the station, attempted murder, detention of policemen, obstruction of the performance of duty and destruction of public property. 40 policemen were injured in Sunday night’s attack. Six people are in critical condition. Four police jeeps, one police van and two buses were destroyed. The SHO office, child-friendly police station building, investigation bureau and main office were also attacked. Wireless sets and equipment were destroyed. The loss is estimated at Rs 85 lakh.
The windows of two buses crashed at the nearby KSRTC bus stop and 15 staff toilet windows were smashed. Of this there is a loss of Rs 7.10 lakh. It turned out that the announcement was made to rally people for the uprising. The police see this as evidence of a planned attack. CCTV footage outside the station and shops prior to the attack also surfaced. City Police Commissioner G Spurjankumar said the situation is calm and about 500 more policemen have been deployed in the area. There are other policemen in Mullur where the strike continues.