Abducted youth’s body found, scuffle at temple festival premises led to murder



Thiruvananthapuram: The body of the youth abducted by two motorcycle-borne miscreants on Tuesday from the city was found in a bush near the Karamana Women Polytechnic today.

Police said that Anathu (24), a native of Konchiravila in the city, was abducted as he had entered into a scuffle with a gang of four at the premise of a city temple where the annual festival is on.

Police said that the miscreants were identified and they would be arrested in a day or two. It is suspected that the gang is engaged in drug peddling.

The body bears the mark of cruel torture.


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