One of the suspects has been arrested in the murder.

Kannur witnesses third murder in last four days SDPI worker hacked to death
news Kerala Politics Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 18:50

Just a day after a BJP worker’s death was reported from Kannur, the district has witnessed yet another political murder.

A Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) activist was hacked to death in Poovalappu of Kannur district. Farooq (45) of Poovalappu was hacked near Burma hotel. SDPI alleged that Muslim League (IUML) was behind the attack as clashes between the two have been occurring frequently for some time.

One of the suspects has been arrested in the murder.

This is the third murder that has been reported from Kannur in the last four days. There were also reports that some spat over ganja smuggling resulted in Farooq’s murder.

Last Monday, a CPI (M) worker Mohanan was hacked to death allegedly by RSS/BJP workers and following that a BJP worker Ramith was killed on Wednesday.

Read: BJP worker killed in revenge murder at Pinarayi in Kannur

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