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Kerala: BMS activist dies in police custody, BJP calls for strike

News Agencies | Updated on: 8 April 2017, 10:35 IST
Kerala: BMS activist dies in police custody, BJP calls for strike

A Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) activist Sandeep died in police custody after he was taken by the police for drinking liquor in a public place on Friday.

'A BMS activist was taken into custody along with four others on a complaint that men were drinking in public place. Sandeep felt uneasiness and police took him to the nearby hospital and he died,' a police official said. His family alleged that he died because the police tortured him in the jeep.

Following this incident, the station Sub-Inspector was transferred and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called on for a district hartal today.

-ANI

First published: 8 April 2017, 10:06 IST
 
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