Palakkad: In connection with the murder of RSS worker Sanjith in Palakkad, the police has taken three persons into custody. However, the police has not officially revealed how the three are related to the case. The three in custody are identified as Mundakkayam native Subair, Nenmara natives Salam and Isahak.
It is learnt that police is questioning them after bringing to Palakkad. The police took Subair in to the custody first and on questioning him, the two others in his room were also taken to the custody.
The murder of RSS worker happened at Mambaram on November 15 around 9 am. A four-member gang brutally hacked the RSS worker to death in broad daylight in front of his wife. The victim has been the ‘Boudhik Pramukh’ of Elappully Zone. The man was on his way from his wife's house.
According to the onlookers, the gang followed him in a car and hit the vehicle on his motorcycle. As he toppled, the gang stabbed him, they said. Though he was rushed to a Palakkad District hospital, he succumbed.
BJP has alleged that SDPI is behind the killing of the RSS worker. It is learnt that there are tensions and conflicts between SDPI and RSS in Elappully region. The present killing is linked with that, suggested initial reports.