Periya double murder case: CBI arrests 5 CPM workers
Kasaragod: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested five CPM workers including the branch secretary over the Periya double murder case here on Wednesday. The investigation team led by CBI DySP Anantha Krishnan recorded the arrest of the accused CPM branch secretary Raju, other workers Surendran, Sastha Madhu, Hariprasad and Reji Varghese.
Meantime, the accused will be produced before the Ernakulam CGM court on Wednesday.
Earlier, CBI had summoned CPM local members to the Kasargod guest house for questioning. Later, it was revealed that CBI recorded the arrest of the five workers.
Youth Congress activists Kripesh and Sarath Lal were murdered on February 17, 2019 at Periya in Kasaragod. The crime branch team had earlier arrested the area secretary and the local branch secretary before handing over the case to the CBI.