The Supreme Court, on April 15, directed the CBI to conduct further investigation into the allegations of the framing of Narayanan on false charges by the police.
Certain persons even approached the CBI officers and the media claiming to be leaders of the Forum and handed over some documents with the intention of derailing the investigation, she claimed.
This was the first visit by the CBI sleuths to Walayar after taking over the sensational case.
The FIR and a list of the accused were submitted to the CBI court in a sealed envelope.
He was confirmed positive for coronavirus on Thursday night and breathed his last at 4.30 am.
This new order came after the apex court had in 2018 appointed a three member committee headed by retired SC judge D K Jain to probe if there was a conspiracy among then police officials to falsely implicate Narayanan.
Whether it should take up the investigation or not has been left to the discretion of the CBI.
The apex court dismissed pleas of Maharashtra government and its former home minister Anil Deshmukh challenging CBI probe into graft allegations against the latter.
The action comes on the orders of the Kerala High Court which had directed the agency to take over the probe without any delay.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Home Minister Anil Deshmukh over-relied on a set of police officials and now both of them are in a political soup due to their once-favourites.