Death of youth: three held

Staff Reporter
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Two other accused in murder of Sabith had surrendered earlier

The police on Saturday arrested R. Sijesh, 20; K. Sachin Kumar, 19; and a 17-year-old boy on the charge of stabbing to death Sabith, 18, of Meepuguri on July 7.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy.SP), Kasaragod and Circle Inspector C.K. Sunil Kumar said two other accused, K. Akshay, 21, a resident of J.P. Colony at Anangoor, and K.N. Vaishakh, 19, of Kanhangad had surrendered on Friday.

Knife recovered

The police also recovered a knife allegedly used to stab Sabith from near a stream near J.P. Colony.

Sabith and Raeese were riding a two-wheeler and the accused were travelling on motorbikes.

The police said the accused told them that following an altercation while trying to overtake Sabith and Raeese, they, in a fit of rage, stabbed Sabith and Raeese.

There was mild tension following the death of the youth and the police had deployed additional forces in sensitive localities.

Prohibitory orders under section 144 were also clamped till Saturday.




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