Rahul visits houses of Periya double murder victims

Rahul visits houses of Periya double murder victims

Agency News

Kasaragod, Mar 14: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited the houses of Kripesh and Sarath Lal at Kallyot in Periya near here.

Two youth congress workers of Periya - Kripesh and Sarath Lal were hacked to death by assailants allegedly masterminded by CPI(M), about a month ago.

After meeting the parents of Kripesh, in their thatched roof house, Gandhi visited the new house being constructed for the CRPF Martyr V V Vasanth Kumar's family. Located close to the existing house of Kripesh, the new house was built under "Thanal" scheme.

Responding to a question by a mediaperson on what you have to tell the family, the AICC President said "My promise to the family is that whatever happens, justice will be delivered and the attackers will be punished"

After visiting the parents of Sarath Lal, the Congress President visited the "Smrithi Mandapam", where the CRPF martyr's body was buried.

Senior Congress leader Mukul Wasnik, AICC General secretary K C Venugopal, KPCC President Mullapally Ramachandran, former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, Senior leaders K Sudhakaran, Satheesan Pacgeni, Hiby Eaden MLA, Youth Congress President Deen Kuriakose were among the leaders who accompanied the Congress President. (UNI)