SignIn
Kerala Kaumudi Online
Thursday, 06 August 2020 1.35 PM IST

Murder in flat: Life term for former youth congress leader and lover

murder

THRISSUR: In the murder incident in Pinnacle flat at Panchikkal near Ayyanthole in which a youth was brutally murdered, the court has awarded life term for former Youth Congress Puthukkadu Niyojakam Mandalam president V Rasheed and three others.

The three convicts will have to be pay Rs 9,25,000. This amount will be paid to the victim Satheesh’s family.

Five persons, including a Youth Congress leader, were found guilty in the murder of Satheesh. The Thrissur Additional Sessions Court Judge K.R. Madhukumar pronounced the quantum of punishment on Monday. KPCC former secretary M.R. Ramadas was acquitted in the case. Biju and Sunil were also aquitted for want of evidence.

The murder occurred on March 3, 2016, at Pinnacle Apartment owned by Youth Congress leader Rasheed Azeez of Puthukkad. Rasheed killed Satheeshan, 32, of Ottappalam, following an altercation with him over his girlfriend.

According to the police, Rasheed locked Satheeshan in the flat on February 29 after brutally assaulting him. Satheeshan was denied food and water and the attack continued in the following days. Finally, Satheeshan died on March 3.

Ramdas was accused of misleading the police and helping Rasheed to evade arrest for many days. Later, Rasheed surrendered at a court in Palakkad soon after the arrest of Ramadas.

Apart from Rasheed, his girlfreind Saswathi, their friend Krishna Prasad, and five others including Ramadas, were the accused in the case.


Fourth convict and driver Ratheesh and eight accused Sujeesh have been awarded jail terms of one-and-a-half years and two years respectively.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION
TAGS: MURDER IN FLAT, LIFE TERM FOR FORMER YOUTH CONGRESS LEADER
KERALA KAUMUDI EPAPER
TRENDING IN KERALA
TRENDING IN KERALA
X
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.