Three more persons accused in the murder attempt on Bharatiya Janata Party sympathiser Jyothis were arrested here on Saturday.

Ameen (19), a resident of Thalangara here; Sulaiman Rifayi (22), residing at Fort Road locality; and Muhammed Hussai (21) were arrested by a team led by Kasaragod Circle Inspector C.K. Sunil Kumar on Friday, police sources here said.

The murder attempt on the BJP activist took place on February 5 near Chengala here.

Police on March 15 had arrested a 22-year-old youth in connection with the case.

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