Thiruvananthapuram(Kerala)Feb 26[India](ANI): The Congress party workers on Monday staged a protest outside the Kerala Secretariat, demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into a party worker’s murder, which took place in Kannur. Also Read - Kerala Sets up 'Sanitiser Booths' at Schools For Safety of Students as Classes Resume

They were protesting against the alleged delay in the police action against the accused in the murder of 30-year-old Shuhaib from Kannur. Also Read - Poll Dates Announced For 5 Assemblies, Mamata Questions EC | All Major Election Developments in 10 Points

Youth Congress state general secretary Leena, along with activists Biju Antony and Sajith, attempted to enter the CM’s office on the third floor of the Secretariat’s North Block, but was stopped by security personnel at the ground floor entrance. Also Read - Travel Guidelines For Delhi: Tourists Arriving From These States Need to Furnish a Negative COVID-19 Report

They shouted slogans against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and demanded his resignation. Soon, the police reached the spot and removed the protesters.

When the protest turned violent, the police used a water cannons and tear gas to disperse the protesters.(ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.