The incident happened at around 9 pm. The deceased, Babu, was a local committee member of the CPM, police said.
Kannur: A local CPM leader was hacked to death on Monday night at nearby Palloor in Mahe, which borders Kannur district, police said.
The incident occurred at around 9 pm. The deceased, Babu, was a local committee member of the CPM, they said.
Police sources said though he was rushed to a hospital, his could not be saved.
The Left party has alleged that the RSS and the BJP were behind the attack.
The CPM has called for a strike on Tuesday in Kannur district and Mahe.
The deceased was returning home when he was attacked, police said.
Mahe, is situated between Thalassery in the politically volatile Kannur district and Vatakara in Kozhikode district. It is an enclave of Puducherry.