Four RSS activists arrested over murder of CPM worker

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-18 17:48 Kasaragod: Four RSS activists were arrested in Kannur on Sunday in connection with the July 11 murder of a 38-year old CPM worker over political rivalry in Payyannur district. A team led by Payyannur Circle Inspector V Ramesh arrested Vysakh, 21, Sukesh, 29, Prejithlal, 21, and Anoop, 21, police said. The arrested men allegedly had direct involvement in the crime and the others will also be nabbed soon, police said. CV Dhanaraj was hacked to death by a group of people, allegedly RSS activists, when he was entering his house at Payyannur. He had died while being rushed to the hospital. Hours later, 52-year-old BJP activist Ramachandran, an autorickshaw driver, was murdered by another group at his house in Vellur village in the district, police said. No arrests had been made so far in this connection.