Kochi: KPCC vice president appeared for the accused in the Periya double murder case. C K Sreedharan had left the Congress and joined the CPM last month. The case was taken up after this.
C K Sreedharan appeared for the defense when the Kochi CBI court heard the case. There were 24 accused including CPM local leaders in Kasaragod Periya Youth Congress workers’ murder case. Sreedharan was the public prosecutor in the T P Chandrasekaran murder case.
The trial of the case will begin on February 2. The list of witnesses in the case has been handed over to the prosecution court. 54 witnesses will be examined. Youth Congress workers Kripesh and Sharath Lal were killed on February 17, 2019.