Idukki: A single stab that pierced into the heart of Dheeraj Rajendran ensured his death, said postmortem report of the slain SFI leader here. It broke the rooms of heart, said police quoting the report.
Police added that another student, who was injured during the clash, also sustained a stab in the chest.
Police said that Nikhil Paily, the Youth Congress leader and the prime accused in the case, told them that he threw away the murder weapon. Nikhil discarded the knife while running towards the civil station after stabbing Dheeraj. He then changed the clothes from another location and boarded a bus to Neriamangalam, police said. The officers have identified the people who accompanied Nikhil during these times.
The clash between SFI and Congress workers erupted after the latter questioned the presence of Youth Congress leaders on the campus during the college election. Nikhil started to carry a knife with him after he took part in a brawl near Maniyankudi, police said.
Two are under arrest in the Dheeraj murder case. Besides, police have charged four more. They too will be caught soon, police said.