Periya: The police have recovered the weapons used to murder Youth Congress activists Kripesh and Sarath Lal here on Friday.
The officials recovered three machetes from a building near the murder spot here after taking two accused; Anil Kumar (5th accused) and Girijan (7th accused) for collecting evidence. The machetes were found after the officials brought the 4th accused for evidence collection.
On Thursday, the police had recovered two iron rods and a machete from an unused well near the building from where three machetes were recovered today. The machetes were 27 inches long. The accused confessed to have used two of the three machetes to hack Kripesh and Sarath Lal to death. The third machete was not used, the accused said.
The accused had told the police that following the murder, they came to the spot, bathed and changed their clothes. The clothes they had been wearing while committing the crime was burnt. The police also recovered partially burnt clothes worn by one of the accused from the spot.