The BJP has called for a dawn to dusk hartal in the district on Saturday.

RSS youth hacked to death in Keralas Kannur BJP calls for hartal
news Crime Friday, January 19, 2018 - 21:20

Twenty-four-year-old Shyama Prasad, an RSS/ABVP worker was hacked to death in Kannur on Friday.

According to Peravoor police, he was hacked to death by a gang of masked men, who stopped him while he was riding his bike. 

Shyama Prasad is a student at Industrial Training Institute in Kakkayangad and was the mukhya sikshak of a local RSS sakha. According to the police, he was associated with the ABVP in the institute.

"He was going home at Chittaruparamb from Kankkayangad when he was attacked by  a group of four men," the police said. 

Following Shyamaprasad's murder, the BJP in the district has called for a dawn to dusk hartal on Saturday. The party has, however, assured that vehicles will be exempted from the hartal.

The BJP State President condemned the murder.

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