A day after the Kerala government came under harsh criticism for the alleged illtreatment meted out to the aggrieved mother of late Jishnu Pranoy, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said here that the government would show maximum care for the bereaved family.
“We can understand the pain of a mother who lost her son.
The government has, in all stages of the probe, taken steps to ensure justice to Jishnu’s family. Each action was taken taken considering the sufferings of that sister,” Pinarayi said referring to Jishnu’s mother Mahija. He was addressing an election rally at Chelary near here.
However, Pinarayi denied reports of police action against Mahija and her relatives who staged a protest in front of the police headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
The chief minister reiterated that some outsiders with no relation to Jishnu’s family were behind the untoward incidents in Thiruvananthapuram. “Three more accused are yet to be arrested in the case and the police are trying to nab them.
The procedures to seize their properties are before the court,” he said.
Meanwhile, the police on Thursday constituted a new team to arrest the absconding accused. Jishnu was found hanging at the hostel of Nehru College of Engineering, Pambadi, Thrissur, in January. Jishnu’s relatives alleged physical and mental torture on Jishnu that had led to his death.