Youth Cong activists' murder case: CBI begins probe

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Youth Cong activists' murder case: CBI begins probe

Youth Cong activists' murder case: CBI begins probe

Special Correspondent(SK)   ¦    Dec 16, 2020 12:45:13 PM (IST)

Youth Cong activists\' murder case: CBI begins probe-1Kasargod: The CBI sleuths visited the district to probe into the murder case of Youth Congress activists Kripesh and Sharat Lal.

A team of officers headed by Nanda Kumar visited the spot where the activists were found dead and also gathered information from the family members of the two deceased persons.

The two were hacked death on February 17, 2019 at Periya. The probe was initially started by the Kasargod police, which was later handed over to the crime branch.

As many as 12 persons including a CPM leader have been nabbed so far. However, the family members of the victims believed that there were infuential people behind the crime and hence they urged the High Court to order a CBI probe into the case.

The state government had in fact appealed before the Apex Court against the High Court order. However, the plea was rejected and the CBI has now taken up the probe.