CPM worker K Babu murdered in Kannur; RSS member killed in retaliatory attack near New Mahe

A CPM worker was slashed to death by RSS activists at Palloor near Kannur, the Left party alleged. An RSS worker was soon attacked in retaliation and has succumbed to her injuries.

PTI May 08, 2018 07:10:46 IST
CPM worker K Babu murdered in Kannur; RSS member killed in retaliatory attack near New Mahe

Kannur: A CPM worker was on late Monday slashed to death by RSS activists at Palloor near Kannur, the Left party alleged. An RSS worker was soon attacked in retaliation and has succumbed to her injuries, officials said.

In a press statement issued by its Kannur unit, the CPM said that the "brutal murder of K Babu, a former councillor and an active member of the party, by the RSS activists shows that they (RSS) are in no mood to end the politics of violence that they have been carrying out."

"There was an RSS camp that was going on Kuthuparampu and this incident occurred after it got over. Babu also came under attack in 2017. To protest this murder, the CPM has called for a shutdown in Kannur and Mahe," it said.

Meanwhile soon after this, RSS worker Shanoj was attacked near New Mahe and taken to a hospital near Kannur, where she later succumbed.

Police, while launching a manhunt for the killers, have enforced combing operations in the area to see that the situation does not go out of control.

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