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access_time 27 March 2023 11:05 AM GMT
Posted Ondate_range 31 March 2016 12:21 PM GMT
Updated Ondate_range 31 March 2016 12:21 PM GMT
7 DHRM activists get life term in Sivaprasad murder casetext_fields
Thiruvananthapuram: Seven Dalit Human Rights Movement (DHRM) activists were awarded life imprisonment by the court in the Varkala Sivaprasad murder case.
Selvaraj, the State chairman of the DHRM, Varkala Das, Jayachandran, Saji, Thoduve Sudhi, Varkala Sudhi and Suni were found guilty by the court yesterday.
Sivaprasad (60) was out on a morning walk on September 23, 2009 when he was attacked by the gang. A tea seller, Ashokan, was also attacked by the gang but he survived.
The prosecution case was that the DHRM activists carried out the attack to show their organizational strength.