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A local leader of DYFI was hacked to death at Karuvatta near Haripad in Alappuzha district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Jishnu aged 22. According to police, a ten-member gang reached in two-wheelers hacked him near his house around 12.30 pm.
Jishnu is the joint secretary of DYFI Haripad Area Committee. Local leaders of CPI(M) said a ‘quotation’ (local usage for criminal activities for money) gang was behind the murder.
According to CPI(M), Jishnu and other members of DYFI had protested against the activities of the gang and this enmity might have led to the murder.