07 February Tuesday

Thalasseri Twin Murder : Key Accused From Drug Gang Is A BJP Worker

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Friday Nov 25, 2022

Thalasseri : The main accused in twin murder of CPI(M) workers Illikunathu Shameer and K Khalid, is a RSS-BJP worker. The assailant K Naveen(32), resident of Vannathan Veedu in Chirkav  Public Water Tank, is a Sangh Parivar activist. The background become known  after Naveen’s picture alongside BJP State President K Surendran surfaced on social media.

Backdrop: The murders took place on the evening  of  Wednesday, the 23rd.  Members of a notorious drug  gang in the area arrived at the Co-operative hospital where they met K Khalid(52) and CPI(M) LC member Puvanozhi Shameer(40). The assailants persuaded the CPI(M) workers to come outside the hospial and carried out the fatal attack. The killings were motivated by  revenge over Shameer and Khalid resisting  drug activity in the neighbourhood.

Netoor native Shanibi(29) sustained injuries in the attack.