DYFI workers Mithilaj, 30, and Haq Muhammed, 24, were fatally hacked while they were going to the former’s house on his two-wheeler on Sunday night.
The remand report of the police submitted in a local court says the murder was politically motivated and the act was committed following a conspiracy hatched on August 30.
However, Congress leaders brushed aside the allegation and said the murders were the fallout of a turf war between two group of goons
DYFI National president P A Mohammad Riyas said shouting Maoist slogans itself is proof of Maoist links.
The protestors, who were also demanding jobs, alleged that police resorted to lathi-charge.