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Kadavoor Jayan murder case: Life imprisonment for all nine accused

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KOLLAM: In the sesational KAdavoor Jayan murder case, the Kollam Additional Sessions Court on Monday sentenced all the nine accused to life imprisonment and ordered a fine of ₹1 lakh.

The court found them guilty of multiple charges that could be punishable under Sections 143, 147, 148, 234, 302 and 149 of the IPC.

The judgment was pronounced after the accused who had been absconding surrendered before the Achalaumoodu police. The court had issued a non-bailable warrant against the accused and notice to sureties along with instructions to the District Police Chief to arrest them and produce them before the court.

The case pertains to the incident in February 2012. Jayan was hacked to death by the accused, all of them Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activists, on account of political differences.

Vinod, Gopakumar, Subramanian, Priyarajan, Pranav, Arun, Ranjith, Dinaraj and Shiju are the nine accused in the case.

The prosecution counsel comprised special public prosecutor Prathapachandran Pillai, public prosecutor Mahendra and advocate Vibhu.

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