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SSI shot dead by 2 persons having terror links : DGP
 
Thiruvanathapuram: A Special Sub Inspector (SSI) of Tamil Nadu Police was shot dead by two persons having terror links at Kaliyakkavilai check post on Kerala-Tamil Nadu border on Wednesday night. Talking to newspersons here on Thursday, Kerala DGP Loknath Behra said the State Police was coordinating with Tamil Nadu police to trace the culprits who came from the neighbouring Kanyakumari district. The SSI, who died on the spot, was identified as Wilson.

He was shot dead by Thoufeeq and Abdul Sameer having links with terrorist organisation, sources said. According to the Q Branch of Tamil Nadu, the culprits were involved in the murders of a BJP leader in Kanyakumari and a Hindu leader in Chennai. Following the incident, Tamil Nadu DGP J K Tripathy reached Thiruvananthapuram and held a discussion with Mr Loknath Behera at Shanghumukham on the shooting incident here this afternoon.

According to various CCTV visuals obtained by the Kerala Police, The SSI, who was on duty at the checkpost was fired four times by the two. The assailants who came from a nearest mosque escaped after people rushed to the spot hearing the gun shots. Preliminary probe revealed that there were three bullet wounds on Wilson''s face.


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