Azhapuzha: On Monday night, a youth Congress activist Sunil Kumar was hacked to death at Evoor in Kayamkulam.
 
As per Police reports, assailants called Sunil kumar out of his house at night and attacked him. Police has has taken four persons including a former panchayat member into custody. Police hint at political enmity as the motive behind the murder.  
 
Sunil Kumar was a former DYFI worker, who later joined the Congress. It is suspected that local CPM workers were unhappy with his decision.
 
On 16 Feb 2016, a young BJP worker Sujith was also hacked to death in Kannur. The suspects in that case were also sympathizers of the CPI(M).