Kallankuzhi double murder case: 25 people found guilty; verdict on May 13

Palakkad: The District Additional Sections Court here on Thursday found 25 people guilty of murdering two brothers at Kallankuzhi. The brothers were killed following a communal clash between two groups at Kallankuzhi here. The verdict in the case will be pronounced on May 13.

Nurudheen(40), and his brother Hamsa(45), were hacked to death in the background of a conflict between Sunni-Shia communities in 2013. Their brother Kunju Muhammed(57) was seriously injured and was one of the key witnesses in the case.

The Palakkad District Additional Sections Court judge TH Rajitha found Siddhiq(52), Shameer(32), Sulaiman(49), Ameer(29), Jaleel, Hamsa(52), Fasil(30), and others responsible for the death of the brothers. The fourth accused, Hamsa died amid the trial proceedings.

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