Another media person hacked to death, this time a radio jockey

Rajesh and Kuttan had just returned from a programme and were unpacking their equipment when they were attacked

The Hush Post: In another attack on a media person, the fourth one in two days, Kerala’s famous radio jockey Rasikan Rajesh was hacked to death in his studio in Thiruvananthapuram early this morning.

RJ Rajesh
Kerala Radio Jockey hacked to death in Thiruvananthapuram.

The 36-year-old Rajesh was also a mimicry artist and a folk singer. Rajesh was with his friend Kuttan in his studio when he was attacked. His friend suffered injuries too.

Suspecting personal rivalry to be the motive, the police stated that the murder took place at about 2 am at Metro Studio. This is the sound recording studio owned by Rajesh. The group of unidentified assailants came in a car and attacked the duo.

Neighbours were alerted by the commotion who hurriedly called the police. The police rushed Rajesh and Kuttan to the hospital, where Rajesh succumbed to his injuries.

Kuttan is still undergoing treatment at the hospital.

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