Thiruvananthapuram: The probe team investigating the Sanal Kumar murder case is still wandering in dark to trace the absconding accused, Sanal Kumar’s wife has declared that she will hold hunger strike demanding justice to her husband. Viji, wife of Sanal Kumar, will observe hunger strike on Tuesday from 8 am to 4 pm on the spot where Sanal was killed.
Sanal Kumar was killed after DySP Harikumar pushed him towards an oncoming vehicle on November 5. DySP and his associate Binu are absconding after the incident.
The probe team has initiated search operation to nab the absconding accused. The case, which was investigated by Crime branch Superintendent of Police K M Antony, has been transferred to IG Sreejith after Sanal’s family sought a probe by an IPS officer. Meanwhile, one person was taken into custody in connection with the incident.
The manager of a tourist home at Tirpparappu in Tamil Nadu was taken into custody for allegedly helping the DySP escape after providing him two SIM cards.
(With inputs from PTI)