Murder accused brutally stabbed by a six-member masked gang
Kasaragod, Jun 19: A 56-year-old man who is an accused in a murder case sustained serious stab wounds while he was on his way to the Alacode police station in Kannur on Thursday.
Puthanpura Jose, 56, who was on bail in connection with the murder of Sharath Kumar was brutally stabbed by a six-member masked gang which came in an autorickshaw and on a motorbike near Alacode, police sources here said.
Jose who sustained deep cuts on his hands and legs was first admitted to a hospital at Cherupuzha from where he was shifted to a hospital in Mangaluru
Jose had allegedly murdered Sharath Kumar, a resident of Chekkisherry, near Alacode, on the night of January 27 this year following a drinking water dispute.