Thrissur: The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) has initiated investigation towards a CPM chief who allegedly assisted the accused in a crypto-currency fraud case to flee the nation. The younger CPM chief is an space committee member and a former elected consultant of a neighborhood physique in Thrissur.

As per the report, the CPM chief helped the Wayanad native, accused of embezzling Rs 50 crores in a crypto-currency fraud case, evade the regulation enforcement businesses and transfer overseas with the assistance of a senior cop named within the Monson Mavunkal Case. The senior cop allegedly intervened to forestall the Kerala Police from issuing a lookout discover towards the Wayanad native, thereby offering sufficient time for him to flee the nation.

Additional probe into the incident revealed that Wayanad native met the CPM chief by a mediator from Thrissur. Later, the Wayanad native agreed to pay Rs 2.5 crores for the CPM chief and senior cop to assist him flee the nation. As per the data obtained by the investigation staff, the CPM chief had handed over Rs 1 crore to the cop and Rs 50 lakh to the mediator.

Later, it’s alleged that sure law enforcement officials introduced the incident to the eye of the NIA, which initiated an investigation and questioned the mediator in Thrissur.