Thalassery murder: Haridasan suffered more than 20 wounds; weapons used for attack recovered


The inquest report reveals that Haridasan suffered nearly 20 wounds on his body. It also says that the attack was using weapons including machete and that he suffered deep wounds.  

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Thalassery: The weapons that were used for hacking CPM worker Kuniyil Haridasan to death at Punnol were recovered. The police found an iron road and a machete from the courtyard of the house in front of which he was murdered. The forensic team also inspected the crime scene.

It is not clear whether only the recovered weapons were used for murder. Police have taken seven people into custody in connection with the case and are currently interrogating them. Police have not released the names of the detainees. According to reports, police have narrowed down on those involved in previous clashes in the area. The officials are of the view that more information on the murder can be retrieved from them. The investigation is being led by Kannur City Police Commissioner R Ilango.

The inquest report reveals that Haridasan suffered nearly 20 wounds on his body. It also says that the attack was using weapons including machetes and that he suffered deep wounds.

The murder took place at around 1:30 am while Haridasan (54), a fisherman, was returning home from work at night. Haridasan was an active member of the CPM. A group of people attacked him in front of his house. One of his legs was found to be chopped off, and multiple stab wounds were found on his body.

Though the locals rushed him to Thalassery Co-operative Hospital, he was pronounced brought dead. The body was later shifted to Pariyaram Medical College.

CPM alleged RSS of the murder. Hartal was observed in New Mahe and Thalassery on Monday.

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