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Two more held in RSS worker murder case

Press Trust of India  |  Kannur (Ker) 

Two more persons were arrested in connection with the recent killing of a functionary in the district, police said today.

The duo, identified as Jithin V and Sathyan P, surrendered today before Payyanur Circle Inspector M B Azad and were arrested under section 302 (murder), police said.

With their arrest, four persons have been arrested in the killing of worker Choorakkad Biju at Payyanur on May 12.

Three more persons wanted in connection with the case are still at large, police said, adding, they could not confirm reports about the escape of one of them to a foreign country.

Two local workers were arrested earlier in the case.

Biju was allegedly hacked to death when he was returning home with his friend at Muttam bridge.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 19:32 IST