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CPI-M expels four cadres accused in YC leader's killing

Press Trust of India  |  Kannur (Ker) 

The CPI-M in today expelled four of its cadres who are among the accused in the killing of a youth functionary in the district recently.

They are among the 11 persons who have been arrested in connection with the killing of S P Shuhaib on February 12.

and CPI-M state secretary were present at the meeting of the party's district committee whichtook the action against the workers.

Akash Thillankeri, T K Askar, K Akhil and Deep Chand were expelled for violating party norms, party sources said.

The 29-year-old youth activist was hacked to death at Therur near Mattanur in the district.

The has demanded a CBI probe into the killing.

assembly, Ramesh Chennithala has urged the to relinquish the Home portfolio alleging that he had not allowed the police to function independently in the state.

The High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the killing after rejecting the state government's contention that all the suspects had been arrested.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 21:00 IST