File photograph of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated, P U Sanoop (26), a department secretary of the ruling CPI(M), was stabbed to dying and three others had been injured on Sunday night time, allegedly by a gaggle belonging to proper wing outfits, together with RSS.

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  • Last Updated: October 6, 2020, 11:36 PM IST

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The ‘heinous act’ of homicide of a neighborhood CPI(M) chief by a gang, of whom the prime accused was arrested right now, may solely be seen as an try to destroy the peaceable environment in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated right here on Tuesday. P U Sanoop (26), a department secretary of the ruling CPI(M), was stabbed to dying and three others had been injured on Sunday night time, allegedly by a gaggle belonging to proper wing outfits, together with RSS.

Vijayan stated the prime accused was arrested right now and requested “everyone to cooperate” to preserve peace in the state. “It’s an unfortunate incident and a heinous act. Sanoopwas stabbed to death. This can only be seen as an attempt to destroy the peaceful atmosphere in Kerala. I request everyone to refrain from committing such acts,” Vijayan advised reporters. Referring to information stories, Vijayan stated Sanoop, additionally a social employee, was an individual appreciated by all.






Nandan (48) was arrested earlier in the day from Thrissur and search was on for the opposite three accused, police stated. Meanwhile, the CPI(M) on Tuesday staged state-wide dharnas towards the homicide, following the COVID-19 protocol.

Sanoop is the third CPI(M) employee to have been killed inside a spot of simply greater than a month in the state. On August 30, two DYFI activists had been hacked to dying, allegedly by Congress activists at Venjaramoodu in Thiruvananthapuram.

Senior minister A C Moideen, who visited the home of Sanoop on Monday, had advised the media that the prime accused in the case are “associated with the RSS and Bajrang Dal”. He stated the social gathering has been combating gangs concerned in drug peddling and suspected that the RSS was engaged in defending them.