Preliminary investigations suggest they may have been electrocuted and their bodies have burn marks, said Palakkad district police chief R Viswanath who visited the spot where the bodies were found
R Babu, 23, has come underflak after a video of him screaming, hurling abuses and telling his friends that he wanted to die went viral on Thursday.
The petitioner alleged that the Social Democratic Party of India, the political offshoot of the Popular Front of India, was behind the murder in daylight in November last year.
The 90-day campaign aims to saturate the 75 districts with various beneficiary schemes of nine union ministries.
But it seems the kidney-shaped nuts are so important that the state police have now deployed some of their men to collect them from the premises of the Kerala Armed Police Battalion IV in Kannur.
They were pre-planned and hence it was difficult to prevent them.
Sources told TNIE that the deployment of TSP men was down to logistic reasons and the fact that Palakkad borders Tamil Nadu, where both the political outfits have a strong presence.
Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has condemned the political killings in Palakkad.
Regarding the killing of RSS leader SK Srinivasan, Vijay Sakhare said all the culprits have been almost identified and it has been found that they are in hiding.
Sangh worker hacked to death by SDPI in apparent retaliation to a PFI man’s murder
RSS worker hacked to death by SDPI activists in apparent retaliation to PFI man’s murder
After the monsoon sets in, Kallur Balan goes on a planting drive. During summer, he collects damaged fruits and feeds animals on the forest fringes, reports A Satish
The incident may have been a retaliation for the murder of 27-year-old Sanjith, who was also killed in a similar style by SDPI workers in November last year
An adivasi boy was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Kadakumanna in Attappadi on Wednesday while he was returning from the forest to his village with his parents.
Preparations are in full swing for the seven-day Maha Kubera Yaga which will be held from April 17 to 23 at the Kubera Temple of Economics at Chalavara in Palakkad.