Police identify main accused in stabbing of 15-yr-old boy in Alappuzha
Alappuzha: A 10th class student was stabbed to death in Alappuzha on Wednesday night amidst a verbal spat during a temple festival. The deceased was identified as Padayanivettom native Abhimanyu.
A 4-member gang stabbed Abhimanyu. Police have identified the main person in the gang, Sanjay Jith, and said he would be arrested soon. There are reports that it was Sanjay who stabbed Abhimanyu. As part of interrogation, police have taken Sanjay’s father and sibling into custody.
The youth received stab injuries during trouble that broke out when the Padayanivettom temple festival was going on. Two other persons also sustained injuries and are under treatment at a private hospital. The incident happened at about 10 pm.
There are reports that this incident is continuation of an early mishap which happened a few days back at a temple festival.
The CPM has alleged involvement of RSS in the attack. The CPM is observing a hartal in Vallikkunnam to protest over the incident.