Kasaragod Court Acquits 3 RSS Workers in Madrassa Teacher Murder Case


A court in Kasaragod (Kerala) acquitted three Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists on Saturday in connection with the murder of a Madrassa teacher inside a mosque in the district in 2017. Kasaragod Principal Sessions Court Judge K K Balakrishnan acquitted the three accused in the case.

Mohammed Riyas Maulavi, a thirty-four-year-old muezzin (a person who proclaims the Islamic call to prayer) and madrassa teacher from nearby Choori, was discovered murdered in his room in the mosque on March 20, 2017. His throat was allegedly slit by a gang that had entered the compound of Muhayuddin Juma masjid of Choori.

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