Former radio jockey Rajesh hacked to death in Kerala

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A former Radio Jockey was hacked to death in Kerala's Madavoor district, while while one of his friend was injured in an attack by a four-member gang early on Tuesday, police said.

Former RJ Rajesh alias Rasikan Rajesh, 36, was also a mimicry artist as well as a folk singer.

The gang of men wearing masks came in a red Maruti Swift vehicle, barged into the studio and then hacked him to death. Read Also: It's payback time: If Choksi won't, Centre must, claims victims Police suspect that the assailants were aware of the concert and had planned the murder accordingly. The murder took place when RJ reportedly returned from his stage performance along with his friend.

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Rajesh and Kuttan saw the vehicle zooming past the gate of the studio a few times and suddenly it stopped and the gang got down and started attacking them. The assailants attacked them with sharp weapons. The local residents had heard noises and complained to the police. He also worked in Doha at the Voice of Kerala FM station.

Though Rajesh was rushed to hospital, he succumbed to injuries sustained in the attack. Rajesh is survived by his son and wife.

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