Palakkad: Two persons are in police custody in the murder of Palakkad CPIM local committee member Shahjahan. One person who directly participated in the murder and another who helped him have been arrested. The arrested persons are being interrogated by a special investigation team headed by DySP Palakkad. There are eight accused in the case. The search is on for the rest.
A special team was formed to investigate the Shahjahan murder case. A 19-member team was appointed under the leadership of Palakkad DySP. District Police Chief R Vishwanath announced the new investigation team.
The police FIR says Shahjahan’s was a political murder. The FIR also states that the assailants inflicted fatal injuries on the neck and legs.