Malappuram : In the assault case at Nedumbassery, where a Athappadi youth Abdul Jaleel was beaten up and died later, the police have identified Malappuram native Yehiya as prime suspect and one among the three men who reached the victim to hospital in Perinthalmanna.
Abdul Jaleel had arrived at Nedumbassery airport on 15th of this month. He was thrashed brutally there by a gang, the police believe are members of gold-smuggling racket. Three men admitted Abdul to a private hospital in Perinthalmann and disappeared. Abdul died early this morning. According to sources, the police have three members of the gang in custody. Yehvya is absconding.