In a significant development, 15 people have been punished with the death penalty in a single murder case. This is the first time in Kerala that as many people have got the death penalty in a single murder case. The case is the murder of lawyer Ranjith Srinivasan where he was murdered brutally in front of his family members. The incident happened on December 19th, 2021.
After the final hearing on January 20th, the sessions court in Kerala reserved its judgment and announced it today. The court found 15 persons guilty and they are Nizam, Ajmal, Anoop, Md Aslam, Salam, Abdul Kalam, Safaruddin, Munshad, Jazeeb, Navaz, Shemir, Nazeer, Zakir Hussain, Shaji, Shamnaz.
Ranjith Srinivasan is a BJP OBC morcha leader and this is one of the sensational verdicts that the Kerala court passed in recent times.