Swayamsevak’s murder, Hartal total in Tanur

published on March 17, 2007

MALAPPURAM : Dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Tanur in the district on Saturday to protest the killing of swayamsevak in the area on Friday night was total and peaceful.

Motorbike-borne miscreants attacked 47-year-old Lakshmanan when he came out of his shop around 6.30 PM on Friday, police said, adding he died without responding to treatment after he was rushed to the kozhikode Medical College hospital.

Tirur and Tanur are witnessing frequent clashes involving the two groups ever since the killing of an RSS worker, Ravi, allegedly by NDF men, in Tirur on January 20.

Raids were conducted in suspected hideouts and tight security arrangements had been made across the district, police added.


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