A popular radio jockey from Thiruvananthapuram was hacked to death in the early hours of Tuesday. Thirty-six-year-old Rajesh, who reportedly used to work with Red FM, was hacked by unidentified persons in Pallikkal police station limits.
According to Pallikkal police, the accused barged into a recording studio where Rajesh used to record folk songs and hacked him. Although he was rushed to the hospital, Rajesh succumbed to injuries on the way. While police have registered a case of murder, they are yet to identify the accused. The police suspect that a gang is involved in the crime. Media reports stated that the gang arrived in a red car and hacked Rajesh and his friend, who is undergoing treatment.