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 hesitated, the students themselves were brutally beaten, and they were thus forced to beat Appanu, " They were also forced to engage in homosexual intercourse with their teacher. 49 days went on like this. On the 50th day of his ordeal at the Crime Branch building, Appanu had a MlSA warrant served on him. He was sent to Cannanore Central Prison, widely known as the hell on the earth. In the cells, which were built during the British days and meant to accommodate one prisoner, Karunakaran's administration dumped five to eight political prisoners. They were locked- up inside the cells for 18 hours a day, urinated in mud-pots, and slept in shifts due to lack of space. When they started a peaceful agitation asking for these basic amenities they were brutally lathi-charged. The authorities never removed even the seriously injured to the hospital; nor were they rendered proper medical attention inside the jail. According to the MISA inmates, the CITU leader of northern Kerala, N Abdulla, died because of such callousness of the authorities.

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