Kochi: The Special Investigation Team of Kerala police looking into the murder of Students Federation of India (SFI) activist Abhimanyu released a lookout notice for eight accused in the case on Tuesday.       

The investigating team have arrested yet another accused in the Abhimanyu murder case at the time when they are set to submit the first set of charge sheets in the case soon.

 Arif Bin Salim, district secretary of Campus Front, residing near Aluva has been arrested. Latest reports indicate that he surrendered before the police. He is the second accused in the case. He was one of the eight accused against whom the police had issued lookout notice.

Initial investigations by the police suggested that he was responsible for bringing the goons to the college campus, which eventually led to the murder of Abhimanyu on July 2.

Police have by now arrested 9 out of the 17 accused, who are directly involved in the murder and are currently searching for remaining persons.

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