Yuva Morcha local leader stabbed: 3 CPI(M) workers held in Kannur

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015,19:50 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | Valapatnam Police today arrested three CPI(M) activists in connection with attempt to murder  a Yuva Morcha local leader at Puthiyatheruvu, following which. the BJP called a dawn-to- dusk hartal in protest against the attack.
Police  arrested CPI(M) activists  Ajinas alias Aju (23) of Valapatnam,N Mubarak (20)  and C Sujith (26) of Puthiyatheruvu. The three activists attacked Azhikode Mandalam General Secretary, M Arjun with swords and seriously injured  him in the stomach last night at Puthiyatheruvu. He was  admitted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital.
Police regisitered an  attempt to murder case.  The arrested  were later produced before the Thaliparamba Judicial First Class Magistrate.
Meanwhile, BJP called for a dawn-to dusk hartal at Chirakkal Panchayat , which  was total. However the traffic was not blocked anywhere for the convenience of public.
In another incident, the CPI(M) controlled Sree Narayana Guru Memorial Library at Kandoth near Payyanur was attacked , allegedly by BJP activists,  damaging the doors and furniture  early today.
Payyanur police registerd a case in this connection and investigation was on.