- The incident happened on April 16
- Politically motivated arrest of Siddiq: PFI
- There may be more arrests now – Police
Kerala News: In connection with the murder of RSS leader leader Srinivasan, the Kerala Police arrested Popular Front of India (PFI) district secretary Abu Bakr Siddiq late on Monday night in Palakkad district. Abu Bakr Siddiq has been arrested on charges of conspiring to assassinate local RSS leader Srinivasan, abetting the killers to commit the crime and helping the killers in this crime. This is the 27th arrest in this case.
The incident happened on April 16
Srinivasan, a former district leader and functionary of the RSS, was attacked and killed by a six-member gang at his motorcycle shop in Melmuri on April 16. Just 24 hours before this, Zubair, who was returning home with his father after offering Friday prayers on the afternoon of April 15, was murdered at Ilapulli in the district, believed to be a revenge for Zubair’s murder. done.
Politically motivated arrest of Siddiq: PFI
Describing the arrest of Abu Bakr Siddiq as politically motivated, PFI through a Facebook post accused the CPM-led LDF government of harassing its workers in the state and implicating them in false cases. The PFI said that the government has become upset after seeing the huge crowd at the PFI rally in Kozhikode recently that is why their leaders are being targeted unnecessarily.
There may be more arrests now – Police
At the same time, a police officer said about the same case, “This is the 27th arrest in the Srinivasan murder case. The accused is the district secretary of the PFI. In this crime, for conspiring the murder and motivating the killers to carry out this murder. This person has been arrested on the charge of helping them. This arrest has been made after gathering all the evidence on the basis of the interrogation of the accused arrested so far, there may be more arrests in this case.