Ottappalam (Kerala) : Shiv Sena leader Shri. Prasad (age 42) was attacked at Kothakurissi, Ottappalam, Palakkad district, Kerala. Case has been filed against 12 people. It is alleged that names of few of this group of 12, directly and indirectly involved in this attack are Muneer, Khalid, Ansar, Rafeeq, Ilias and Feroz. Police has revealed that all of them are activists of SDPI. Police has taken a few of them under custody for interrogation. Shri. Prasad has been admitted in a private hospital.
He was attacked in a similar way two years back when he was working as Secretary of VHP. Later on he had joined Shivsena.
Shri. Prasad was attacked at 8.45 pm in front of his shop. The activists arrived in bikes and hit Prasad at various parts of his body. Police got one of the weapons used for attack from the place. Swords and clothes used by the attacking men were found from their houses at Keezhoor.