KANNUR – A 52-year-old worker of ruling left-wing party, CPM was hacked to death ton Monday morning by unidentified men in Kerala’s Kannur.
Mohanan K, CPM’s local committee leader, was attacked at his toddy shop by four to five men in a busy market area. Another worker, Ashokan, was also injured, NDTV said quoting policeman.
According to police sources, “the attackers were masked men and the attack is of a political nature.”
CPI(M) has alleged that BJP workers were behind the attack and have called for a strike in the district tomorrow.
Kannur has witnessed series of attacks on political workers since the Left government came to power in May. Over 300 cases of political violence have been reported in Kannur since May.