CPI-M protests activist’s murder in Kerala

July 24th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Kannur (Kerala), July 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India - Marxist (CPI-M) has called for a shutdown in Kannur district’s Thalassery constituency and in adjoining Mahe town till 4 p.m. Thursday after a party worker was killed in political clashes Wednesday night. U.K. Salim, 32, was killed after he was attacked by workers of the National Democratic Front (NDF) following a dispute over writing graffiti, a police official in Kannur told IANS.

NDF is a right wing Muslim organisation in Kerala.

Another person who was seriously injured in the incident was admitted to a hospital in Thalassery.

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