Kerala: 7 bombs recovered from RSS-controlled temple premises

KANNUR: Seven explosives have been recovered from Kannur Kizhoor area by the Police on Thursday.

All the high-explosive steel bombs recovered at the premises of temple managed by the RSS, reported, Newsclick.

The bombs were found in buckets covered with sacks, near the Vaireeghaathakan Bhagavathi temple at Kottathe Kunnu locality, Punnad in Keezhur-Chavassery panchayat.

Iritty Sub Inspector P.C. Sanjay Kumar and his team consists of  Assistant Sub-Inspector KK Ragesh, and Bineesh, Jithesh, Ranjith and Sreegith from the Kannur Bomb Squad immediately reached at the spot to avoid any untoward situation and neutralised the bomb.

On examination, it was discovered that the bombs were made recently.

In the recent years, several incidents of BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers were being killed or being caught while making bombs occurred.

Last year on August 20, an RSS worker named Deekshith (26) had been killed after a country bomb exploded in his house.  Police recovered a huge cache of weapons from his house.

Deekshith was the son of a local BJP worker and his brother was a candidate of the BJP-led NDA in the 2015 panchayat elections in Kerala.