Idukki: An SFI activist was stabbed to death at Kuilimala. The incident took place at Idukki Government Engineering College. Dheeraj Rajendra, a native of Kannur, was killed. Students Abhijit and Amal were also injured.
All the three were admitted to Idukki Medical College but Dheeraj’s life could not be saved. The body is being kept at Idukki Medical College Hospital.
The SFI activists alleged that KSU-Youth Congress activists were behind the violence. It is learned that the violence took place in connection with the elections.
Principal Jalaja said the violence took place in the presence of police on campus. The incident took place outside the college gate, the principal said. The injured were rushed to the hospital in the vehicle of district panchayat member KG Satya. KG Sathyan said that Dheeraj was stabbed in the chest. Sathyan said he was attacked by Youth Congress member Nikhil Paili and was seen fleeing.