5 Kerala CPI-M workers sentenced to life for BJP worker’s murder

Kannur (Kerala), July 26 : A court near here on Friday sentenced five CPI-M activists for the murder of BJP worker K.V.Surendran.

The five who have been sentenced are Akhilesh, M.Lijesh, K.Vineesh, Kalesh and Shaijesh.

Tellichery additional sessions court judge P.N.Vinod however discharged two others who were earlier arraigned as accused.

Besides handing over a life term to the five accused he also ordered them to pay a fine of Rs one lakh each.

The 62-year-old Surendran, a goldsmith by profession, was hacked to death at his house near Tellichery when a gang of people attacked him with sharp weapons on March 7, 2008.

The police took the badly injured Surendran to hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries.



Source: IANS