Ambalapuzha : A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in a conflict amidst temple festival. The deceased has been identified as Athul, son of Salim Kumar and Ambilka residing in 4th ward of Punappra West Panchayat,Thattanthara. He was a JCB operator.
The incident took place in Bhagvathikal temple on Friday night during folk song session of Kumbha Bharani Mahotsav. Athul was stabbed by Sreekuttan. Though rushed to Vandanam Medical College hospital, Athul succumbed to his wounds. Police is looking for Sreekuttan who has been absconding since.
Athul is survived by wife Febina and daughter Anvia.