Kozhikode : Five suspects have been captured by police in connection with murder attempt of DYFI activist, Jishnuraj. A gang of SDPI – League workers had attacked Jishnuraj surrounding him and then attempted to drown him in the stream at Balussery. Those in custody were identified as Thiruvode natives Mohamed Ias, Sajarif, Riyas and Harris.
24-year-old Jishnu is DYFI Thriattissery North Unit Secretary and resides at at Vazhenvallapil in Palolimukh. Grievously injured and traumatised, Jishnuraj is admitted at Kozhikode Medical College. The assailants smashed his bike and dumped it into a wetland in the area.
Nine suspects who are identified and 20 others who can be identified on sight are booked with non-bailable charges for murder attempt . A separate case under Scheduled Caste(Prevention of Atrocities) Act has also been registered.