Odisha youth injured in clash succumbs
A migrant from Odisha today succumbed to injuries which he suffered along with his brother in a clash between a migrant from Karnataka at Kakkad near here yesterday, following a drunken brawl.
According to Kannur town police, the deceased was identified as Ranjith (35) of Bushar zone in Odisha. He was a coolie and residing in a rented house at Kakkad near town for the last four years along with his brother.
His brother Vasanth (35) also suffered injuries on hands and was admitted at a private hospital.
Ranjith suffered injuries following a drunken brawl with Chandru (40) of Chikmagalur in Karnataka, who also was a coolie.
The body was shifted to district hospital here for post-mortem.
Chandru was taken into custody in connection with the murder.
Thousands of Odisha migrant workers were camping in Kannur district.