A dog was hanged from an electric post in a village in Kannur on Tuesday reportedly to mark the first death anniversary of an RSS district functionary.
RSS leader E Manoj, 42, was hacked to death at Kathiroor in Kannur It was on September 1, last year while he was travelling in an Omni van. The assailants had hurled a bomb at the vehicle, which lost control and hit an electric post.
The dog was hanged from the same electric post which was hit by the van during the attack. Kannur has been tense in the past few days due to repeated incidents of attacks involving CPI (M) and BJP.
Kathiroor and nearby areas have been under police vigil to prevent untoward incidents on the death anniversary of the RSS leader.
Manoj, Kannur district sharirik shkshan pramukh, was an accused in a case pertaining to the murder attempt on CPI (M) leader P Jayarajan in 1999. The case is being probed by CBI, which has already questioned Jayarajan in connection with the murder.