RSS worker’s murder: Seven accused identifiedtext_fields
Kannur: Police have identified the seven persons accused in the murder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh office bearer Biju, who was hacked to death at Payyanur in Kannur on Friday.
As per reports, three accused persons have already been taken to custody.
The police had registered a case against the seven persons allegedly involved in the crime. They have found out that the murder of Biju was carried out by a gang of seven persons, who came in an Innova car.
Biju along with his friend was driving a two-wheeler, when an Innova car knocked them down and he was hacked to death.
The victim, who was out on bail, was the 12th accused in the July 2016 murder of CPI-M worker Dhanaraj.
Wahile reacting to the incident, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who was in Kannur on Saturday, had told reporters that things appeared to be calm following an all-party meeting that discussed political rivalries.
Vijayan said: "Those talks did a world of good and everyone should be careful to see that things are under check. It was an unfortunate incident that occurred yesterday (Friday) and it is seen as a one-off incident."