Kerala vet student death: CBI arrives in Wayanad for probe

CBI on Friday, 5 March, issued a notification announcing the takeover of the case, following a directive from the Kerala High Court.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 06, 2024 | 8:00 PMUpdatedApr 06, 2024 | 8:00 PM

Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. (Wikimedia)

A CBI team has reached Wayanad in Kerala to investigate the death of Siddharthan JS, a second-year student at Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in Pookode. Siddharthan’s father T Jayaprakash had requested a CBI probe. His parents claimed he was brutally beaten to death by some local SFI leaders and activists. Eighteen persons have been arrested so far.

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