Kozhikode: The Special Additional District Sessions Court at Eranhipalam on Wednesday found nine accused guilty in the Shaheed Bava murder case. The court will pronounce the of sentence tomorrow.
In the moral policing case, a special investigation team had submitted the charge sheet against 14 persons in the case.
Shaheed Bava, from Cheruvadi, Kozhikode was grievously assaulted by an angry mob near Kodiyathur village in 2011 for having an ‘illicit relationship’ with a woman. According to police, Bava used to allegedly visit a house occupied by women members, late at night. He was apparently warned by the men folk in the neighbourhood to stay away. He was tied to an electric post and beaten up, when he was found at a woman’s house.
He died of injuries in a private hospital in the city on November 13.