Former Red FM Radio Jockey Rajesh Hacked To Death In Thiruvananthapuram

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Rajesh has worked with Red FM as an RJ for several years before joining Voice of Kerala FM station in Doha. His friend Kuttan was also attacked, but saved.

A popular folk singer and former radio jockey from Thiruvananthapuram was on Tuesday murdered in his studio in an attack that also left a friend wounded, police said. According to a report in The Times of India, Rajesh alias Rasikan Rajesh, who was 36-years-old, was killed in his own studio.

A police investigation is underway, said news agency ANI.

A group of men barged into the studio and attacked Rajesh and Kuttan suffered injuries while trying to save him, they added. The assailants ran away immediately after the local people rushed the spot hearing the uproar.

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The injured Rajesh was shifted to the Government Medical College hospital in Kollam where he was declared dead.

Rajesh succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital but his friend is recovering from the injuries and now undergoing treatment at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital.

While cops have registered a case of murder, they are yet to identify the accused. He had returned recently from overseas and is survived by his wife and a son.

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