Youth hacked to death in Tirur over altercation
Malappuram: A youth was hacked to death following a conflict between two groups at Kootayi here on Friday. The deceased was identified as Yasar Arafath. Two people were severely injured in the violent clash.
According to reports, a conflict erupted after some people gathered for a booze session in front of a house. Police said that the two groups attacked each other with weapons. The incident took place around 11 pm on Friday.
Yasar Arafath, the deceased and his friends used to gather on the LP school ground near his house. His neighbour Eneentepurakkal Aboobacker and sons have repeatedly warned the gang not to gather on the school ground.
The youngsters including Yasar Arafath had fallen into a dispute with Aboobacker and others over the matter on Friday.
Following this, Yasar and his friends left the spot and returned challenging Aboobacker and others. A conflict broke out between the two groups during the night.
Aboobacker’s sons Shameem and Shajeen were stabbed during the ruckus.
Yasar Arafath died on the spot. His mortal remains are kept at Kozhikode medical college. The injured siblings are admitted to a private hospital at Kottakkal.
Police have tightened security in the areas predicting chances of violence.