Thiruvananthapuram. Police have registered a case against 17 workers of SFI, the student wing of the ruling CPM in the state, in connection with the attack on the car of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan. Police have also arrested 7 of the accused SFI workers. Governor Arif Mohammed Khan had alleged that SFI workers targeted his car and hit it from the right and left sides while he was going to Thiruvananthapuram airport on Monday. Arif Mohammed Khan had also made serious allegations that Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was trying to harm him physically. Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan told the media that reached the spot that he is not afraid of such attacks and will continue his work.
Arif Mohammad Khan had also told the media that the constitutional system is continuously collapsing in Kerala. He had said that he would protect the constitutional position of the state at any cost. The Governor said that he had got down from the car when the SFI workers attacked by showing black flags. Immediately after this the SFI workers ran away from there. Only after Arif Mohammad Khan made serious allegations of conspiring to cause physical harm to CM Pinarayi Vijayan, the police became active and registered a case against the SFI workers and arrested them.
#WATCH , Delhi: On SFI’s black flag protest against him, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan says, “…Police have been prevented from acting against these rowdies, criminals…This was the fifth incident…The rods on which they had the black flags, they were using those rods to… pic.twitter.com/nYOQIl91Ko
— ANI (@ANI) December 12, 2023
BJP and Congress had termed the attack on Governor Arif Mohammad Khan’s car as shameful. BJP has said that such incidents will not be tolerated. Let us tell you that once Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad was also targeted by SFI workers. Whereas, there is an alliance between Congress and CPM in Bengal and both the parties are also included in the alliance of opposition parties. Now politics in Kerala is likely to heat up further due to the case of attack on Arif Mohammed Khan’s car. Let us tell you that differences have been going on between the Governor and the Kerala Government for a long time on various issues.