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Order CBI or judicial probe into 'custodial' death of man:

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Senior Ramesh today demanded a judicial or a CBI probe into the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old man in Varappuzha near on April 9.

The ruling CPI(M)-led should hand over the case to CBI or order a judicial probe, told reporters here.

Attempts were also being made by CPI(M) to influence the witnesses, the of Opposition in the assembly alleged.

The victim S R Sreejith had died in a private hospital.

His family alleged that he was kicked several times in the stomach and thrashed by the policemen who took him into custody in connection with a case relating to the death of a 55-year-old CPI(M) sympathiser.

Seven police personnel have been suspended in connection with the death of Sreejith so far and a Special Investigation Team (SIT) had been formed to probe the case.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 17:10 IST