Youth Congress leader Nikhil Paily stabbed Dheeraj Rajendran: Police

Idukki: Kerala Police on Monday nabbed the Youth Congress Mandalam Committee president Nikhil Paily for stabbing the SFI worker Dheeraj Rajendran in Idukki government engineering college on Monday.

Dheeraj succumbed to the injuries during an alleged clash with Youth Congress and KSU members. The quarrel related to the elections to the college union led to the clash, it is learnt.

Earlier, CPM and SFI had accused Nikhil of the attack. The police have now confirmed it. They nabbed Paily from a bus while attempting to flee.

Police also said that two others were injured during the attack. Kannur Taliparamba native Dheeraj was a BTech Computer Science 7th semester student.

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