Kochi : K Surendran had filed a petition to dissove, UDF candidate P B Abdul Rasaq’s victory in Manjeswaram election.While considering the plea, High court asked Surendran, as P B Abdul Rasaq is no more, does Surendran want to proceed with the case or not. Surendran assured the court that his decision will be informed within a couple of days.The court has ordered Abdul Rasaq’s advocate to file a memo about Rasaq’s demise.
Surendran, in his petition had accused that the election results were adulterated, 259 fake votes were polled , voted by the names of the dead and the migrated. Surendran lost the election by 89 votes. Hearing of 175 witnesses had been completed. The court had sent summons to 67 witnesses.
The case will be considered again on next Wednesday.