Palakkad : Palakkad: The body of slain RSS leader Srinivasan has been cremated. Burial was in the cemetery of the Karukodi Muthan community. Large crowds came to the area to attend the cultural ceremonies. Prior to the burial, the body was laid to rest at Karnaki Amman Higher Secondary School and at home.
The FIR alleges that Srinivasan’s murder was caused by political animosity following the murder of SDPI activist Zubair. The FIR also states that there are six known accused in the Srinivasan case. Ten SDPI activists have been taken into custody in the incident.
According to CCTV footage obtained from the scene, there were six people in the killer group. They arrived in 3 bikes. Police found the number plate of one of the three bikes used by the killers. The RC owner of this vehicle is being questioned by the police. The woman, who owns the vehicle, said that only the registration of the vehicle was in her name and it was not known who was using the vehicle.
The inquest revealed that the slain Srinivasan had deep wounds on his body. There are only three cuts on the head. In addition, there are about ten deep wounds all over the body. Additional DGP Vijay Sakhare had reached Palakkad following the incident.
This is Srinivasan’s second murder in Palakkad district in 24 hours. Zubair, an SDPI activist, was killed on April 15 in Elupuli, Palakkad. The police FIR stated that Zubair’s death was a political assassination. It was after this that Srinivasan was hacked to death on April 16 at around 1.30 pm in an upstairs shop.