Kannur, November 17, 2022 (PPI-OT):Eleven Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers, including a state-level leader of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), were sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2013 murder of a man in Thiruvananthapuram’s Anavoor by a Kerala sessions court.
Neyyattinkara Additional Sessions Judge Kavitha Gangadharan, who sentenced the 11 to a life term, imposed a fine of Rs one lakh each on three of the accused, Special Public Prosecutor Murukkumpuzha R Vijayakumaran Nair, who confirmed the verdict, said. The detailed order is not yet available.
All the 11 accused RSS workers were convicted in the case on November 11. Nair was hacked to death by the RSS workers who came to his house to attack his son, Sivaprasad, who was the then area secretary of SFI, the youth wing of CPI(M), on November 5, 2013. The police had said that a mob barged into their residence in the night and first attacked Nair, who came to the rescue of his son.
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