Kasargod, Jan 02, 2015: A special team of the Kasargod police has arrested three more persons in connection with the murder of SDPI activist Zainul Abid (22). With these arrests, the total number of persons arrested in this case so far has risen to six.
Those arrested are Sachin (22) of Eriyal, Vijesh K (24) from Munnippady and Krishna (30) from Parekatte Anangur. Police said they were wanted for hatching a plan to kill Abid. Police suspect the involvement of as many as 19 persons in this murder case. They had earlier arrested Akshay Roy (24), Abhishek (20) from Parekatte and Tejas (19) from Beeranthabail in connection with the case.
It may be recalled here that Abid was brutally murdered on December 22 night by the assailants at his father’s shop at Chakkar Bazar.