CPI-M leader bludgeoned to death by liquor mafia in Kollam

B Devadathan (56) was hit in the head multiple times before being stabbed by the attackers, Ezhukon police told media.

Published: 29th December 2018 07:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th December 2018 07:47 PM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

A local leader of the CPI-M was attacked and allegedly killed members of liquor mafia in Kollam district of Kerala on Saturday.

B Devadathan (56) was hit in the head multiple times before being stabbed by the attackers, Ezhukon police told media. He was the Eruthanangad branch secretary of the CPI-M and was attacked while engaged in the party's election campaign at the local co-operative bank.

According to CPI-M, the liquor-mafia was infuriated by the party's mass programmes in the region against their activities.

Devadathan's body is kept at the government hospital in Kottarakkara. 

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