Kochi: The police filed a charge sheet in the murder of Maharaja’s college student and SFI leader Abhimanyu on Tuesday. The charge sheet named Maradu native Sahal (21) as the accused who stabbed Abhimanyu to death. J. I. Muhammad and Arif Bin Saleem are named as the first and second accused.
The charge sheet has been filed 85 days after the incident. The probe team official A C Suresh Kumar filed the charge sheet in the Judicial Magistrate of First Class.
It is reported that police named only 16 accused in the charge sheet which contain more than 1000 pages. All the accused have direct involvement in the case, claimed the police.
However, seven more accused are yet to be taken into custody for further investigation into the case. Police have issued look-out notice to nab them.
The accused were booked under IPC sections that awards punishment for murder, murder attempt, unlawful assembly and use of deadly weapons.
Abhimanyu was stabbed to death by Campus Front activists on July 2.