SFI leader attacked in Kerala, 2 BJP workers arrested


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Students' Federation of India (SFI) leader was attacked allegedly by BJP workers at Parassala in the district, police said on Monday.


According to the report from the police sources, the SFI leader sustained serious injuries in the late Sunday night attack.

Abu Thahir, a district committee member of the SFI, was hacked, leading to head injuries.

“Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were arrested in connection with the incident on Monday”, the police said.

"Santhosh Kumar (36) and Girikumar (38) are the two who have been arrested in the case. They will be produced before a court on Monday. Further investigation is on," they added.

As per the report, four activists of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala, including the SFI leader, and three BJP workers have been hospitalised after political violence erupted at Parassala.

Houses and vehicles belonging to both CPI(M) and BJP leaders have come under attacks since yesterday.


With inputs from PTI


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