Dentist arrested in Kerala lecturer attack case

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Kochi, Jul 14: Police arrested two more suspects, the activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI), a Muslim radical outfit, in connection with the attemp to murder case of a college lecturer in Kerala.

Now the number of the arrested suspects related to this case had been increased to six.

Rinees, a dentist and Abdul Salam, divisional secretary of the PFI, were arrested on Tuesday, Jul 13 in connection with the attack on TJ Joseph, the college lecturer whose right hand was chopped off at Muvattupuzha on Jul 4.

Professor Joseph's was attacked by suspected activists of PFI for preparing a question paper which allegedly had derogatory references to Prophet Mohammed.

Police questioned at least 20 other PFI activists picked up from various parts of the state. A lookout notice had also been issued against three main accused in the case.

A ban had been imposed on the training exercise of PFI activists, participating in the 'Freedom Parade' to be organized by the outfit on Aug 15, 2010.

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