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Shidhin murder : Lifer for 9 CPI(M) workers

Kannur, Aug 14 (UNI) Thalassery Additional District Sessions Court on Wednesday sentenced nine CPI(M) activists to life imprisonment for their involvement in the murder of a CPI(M) worker Shidhin near Thalassery in 2013.
Sessions Court Judge P N Vinod also slapped a fine of Rs one lakh each against them.
The fine amount would be paid to the victim's parents. If the accused failed to pay fine, they would have to undergo an additional six months imprisonment.
CPI(M) workers ---Brito (32), Nikhil Raj (28), M Dheeraj (26), Dhilnesh (27), PK Nihal (25), Midhun (31), Shabin (28), K Amal Kumar (25) and V K Sojith (25), all hailing from nearby areas of Thalassery, were sentenced to life imprisonment.
Among the convicts, Brito, Midhun and Sojith were also accused in a case of attempt to murder of rebel CPI-M leader C O T Nazeer in May this year.
It was on October 4, 2013 night, Shidhin (20) was attacked by a gang following an internal dispute between two CPI(M) groups. He succumbed to his injuries at a hospital,
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Amar Devulapalli appointed as National Media Advisor for Jagan-led AP Gov't

22 Aug 2019 | 11:07 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 22 (UNI) Senior and distinguished journalist and leader of the working journalists movement in the country, Amar Devulapalli has been appointed as Advisor in National Media and Inter State Affairs to the Government of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.

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Burglars rob jewellery worth Rs 30 lakh

22 Aug 2019 | 10:54 PM

Eluru, Aug 22 (UNI) Burglars gained entry into a Jewellery shop by making a hole to the wall and decamped with Rs15 lakh worth gold jewellery and silver ornaments at Appanaveedu village in Pedapadu mandal in West Godavari district.

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AP Man murdered by cousin over property dispute

22 Aug 2019 | 10:51 PM

Kakinada, Aug 22 (UNI) In a family dispute over property, one person was murdered by his cousin brother in Pothuluru village in Prattipadu mandal on Wednesday night, police said here on Thursday.

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Dist Fisheries Officer, Sr Asst held on graft charges in Telangana

22 Aug 2019 | 10:47 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 22 (UNI) ACB officials on Thursday caught Jagtial district Fisheries Officer, N Rama Pratap accepting a bribe.

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Boat capsizes in Godavari: 1 missing, 7 swam ashore safely

22 Aug 2019 | 10:41 PM

Kakinada, Aug 22 (UNI) Seven people swam ashore safely, while one drowned when a country boat capsized near Lankala Gannavaram while crossing the Godavari River on Thursday.

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