Kasargod: Spetember 1, 2015: The Hosdurg police on Monday arrested the main accused in the murder of CPM worker C. Narayanan near Kodombelur, Kasargod, on Friday.
Sreenath, 31, BJP activist of Kodombelur, was arrested based on the eyewitness account of C. Aravindan, younger brother of Narayanan, who is undergoing treatment for injuries sustained in the clash on August 28.
The police also took the statement of BJP worker Pushparaj, second accused, who has been admitted to a private hospital in Mangalore under police vigil.
A case has been registered against C. Aravindan at Ambalathara police station following the complaint of Pushparaj.
Hosdurg Inspector U. Preman said that seven cases were registered at Ambalathara police station on Monday against both CPM and BJP workers for attacking the houses and damaging vehicles.
An all-party peace meeting held at Kanjangad condemned the violence and appealed for calm.