Kochi : High Court will consider K Surendran’s petition today on Manjeswaram election. The petition is to dissolve UDF candidate P B Abdul Rasaq’s victory in Manjeswaram election. After Abdul Rasaq’s death the case has become more crucial. The court had directed to publish Abdul Rasaq’s demise in official gazette. Following this, his son filed a petition to join the case in the absence of his father.
Surendran, in his petition had accused that the election results were adulterated with fake votes. Surendran lost the election by 89 votes. Hearing of 175 witnesses had been completed. The court had sent summons to 67 witnesses.