Funeral of Deepu: Case booked against Sabu M Jacob, others for violating Covid protocols

The crowd in front of the Kizhakkambalam Twenty20 Nagar

Kochi: Police booked a case against thousand people, including Twenty20 chief coordinator Sabu M Jacob, for violating Covid protocols during the funeral of Twenty20 activist Deepu.

A case was registered for organising funeral ceremonies violating law, obstructing traffic and other violations. Thousands of people assembled on the premises of Deepu’s residence to offer their last rites. Deepu was allegedly killed following attack by CPM activists.

The autopsy report reveals that a severe blow on the skull caused Deepu’s death. According to preliminary investigation, there were two injuries on the skull and blood clot was formed in the brain. Also, the report says Deepu had liver diseases but this was not the cause of death. The disease could have worsened his health condition.

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