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Wednesday, April 17 2024

SDPI’s TP candidate for Sajipamooda attacked

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Bantwal: An SDPI activist contesting the Taluk Panchayat polls from Sajipamooda was attacked with lethal weapons on Monday night by bike-borne miscreants.

The victim is attacked Zakaria Malik (30), a resident of Kolake, Sajipamooda.

It is said that Zakaria was on his way from Kolake to his in-laws’ house in Bantwal when four bike-borne attackers attacked him with swords and machetes and fled the scene.

Zakaria who sustained deep injuries in his left arm was admitted to a private hospital in Thumbay.

He had filed his nomination for the upcoming taluk panchayat elections from Sajipamooda as SDPI candidate.

Bantwal circle inspector Belliappa, Bantwal town SI Nandakumar, Bantwal rural SI Rakshith A K and other police personnel visited the incident spot as well as the hospital and registered a case.

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