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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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Congress MLA Harris injured in fireworks

22 Jan 2020 | 11:08 PM

Bengaluru, Jan 22 (UNI) In a freak incident the Congress MLA, N A Harris and three others got injured, during bursting of fireworks at a function participated by the Congress MLA, here on Wednesday night.

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Hyderabad: Green corridor created to facilitate transportation of live heart

22 Jan 2020 | 10:30 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 22 (UNI) Hyderabad Traffic police has once again on Wednesday morning facilitated the transport of the live organ (Heart) by providing non-stop movement to the ambulance carrying the organ from Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad to the Care Hospital in Banjara hills.

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SHRC orders cop to probe Apheel's death

22 Jan 2020 | 10:21 PM

Kottayam, Jan 22 (UNI) The State Human Rights Commission has ordered the police to conduct an impartial enquiry into the death of Apheel Johnson, a student volunteer, who had suffered a fatal brain injury during the state junior sports meet in Pala in October last.

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IED incident: Accused boycotted by his family since three years, says brother

22 Jan 2020 | 10:04 PM

Mangaluru, Jan 22 (UNI) Adithya Rao, who is suspected to have planted an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Mangaluru International Airport, was shunned by his family three years back after he started indulging in eccentric acts like hoax bomb calls, his brother Akshath said on Wednesday.

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Police detains 3 suspected of having links with ISIS sympathisers

22 Jan 2020 | 9:55 PM

Ramanathapuram, Jan 22 (UNI) Three men, suspected of having links with ISIS sympathisers, have been nabbed from Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram district on Wednesday.

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