State minister Saji Cherian and Alappuzha district secretary R Nasser have backed Ambalapuzha MLA H Salim's allegation that G Sudhakaran was inactive during the assembly poll campaign.
Police say the accused, Ratheesh (Unni, 40) was miffed by Harikrishna's (26) alleged relationship with a friend.
A video captured on the mobile phone of a college student who managed to hide it from raiding policemen shows policemen lathicharging locals protesting illegal sand mining.
Sessi escaped in a car, parked on the road behind the court with the engine running, according to eyewitnesses.
After the fraud came to light, Kuttanad native Sessi Xavier went into hiding and her phone has been switched off. The mobile phone details are being collected to locate the woman.
The two are expected to take stock of this later in the week, when they will meet up with a cross section of their party leaders and workers.
The accumulation of waste in these river beds following the 2018 floods is one of the reasons for the quickly rising water levels.
Sudhakaran is accused of adopting a lackadaisical attitude in the campaigning at Ambalapuzha constituency during the 2021 polls.
The water level of the Pampa and Achenkovil rivers is now being recorded on an experimental basis.
Sudhakaran has decided to brace up for the attack of the rival section in the party but by strictly following the organisational norms on discipline.