The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) leaders PA Mohamed Riyas, TV Rajesh, KK Dinesh were remanded for 14 days judicial custody by a Kozhikode court in connection with a case protesting against Air India for cancellation of flights and increase in air fares in the year 2009.
Mohamed Riyas is the son-in-law of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. He is also the national president of the party’s youth wing, Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI).
The case was registered against the CPM leaders in 2009 for protesting against Air India in Kozhikode. They were granted bail and after the expiry of the bail period, they approached the court for bail, but the court remanded for 14 days judicial custody.