13 RSS workers found guilty of murder of CPI(M) activist


A court in Kerala on Friday found 13 RSS activists guilty in the murder of a local CPI(M) worker in Thiruvananthapuram on 1 April, 2008.

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Additional Sessions Court judge T K Unnimol will pronounce the quantum of sentence on Saturday. The case relates to the murder of Vishnu at Kaithamukku.

According to the prosecution, the accused armed with swords, iron rods and other weapons attacked Vishnu and killed him. There were totally 16 accused in the case.

While one accused died in 2008, another was acquitted by the court on Friday and one is absconding.

Charges against the accused include that of murder, conspiracy and unlawful assembly.

(With inputs from PTI)

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