Renjith Sreenivasan's body cremated; thousands pay homage to slain BJP leader

Alappuzha: The slain BJP leader Renjith Sreenivasan's body was cremated on Monday. His brother Abhijith lit the funeral pyre at their ancestral house.

Earlier on Monday, thousands paid homage to Renjith at his home. BJP state president K Surendran was also present.

The body was handed over to the relatives by 10.30 am. The postmortem found 30 wounds on his body, of which 20 were very deep. His skull was broken and his face had several cuts.

Ranju Raveendran, head of the forensic science department of Alappuzha Medical College, led the postmortem process.

Renjith, the OBC Morcha state president, was killed on Sunday morning. BJP alleged SDPI of the attack. SDPI state president KS Shan was killed on Saturday night. The attack on Renjith is believed to be in retaliation to the murder of Shan.

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