Thiruvananthapuram, July 30: An RSS worker, identified as Rajesh, was hacked to death in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.An RSS worker, identified as Rajesh, was hacked to death in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. Kerala BJP chief Kumanam Rajasekharan alleged that the CPI-M was behind the attack. However, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, CPM State Secretary said that his murder wasn’t a political killing and the main accused isn’t a CPM member. As reported by ANI, Balakrishnan said, “Probe shows the attack against RSS worker isn’t political killing. Main accused isn’t a CPM member”. Also Read - 100 Gelatin Sticks, 350 Detonators Seized From Train Passenger at Kozhikode Railway Station: Report
“In last 2 week, 2 cases registered against the victim and main accused for personal rivalry. BJP is creating law and order problems”, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said on Sunday. City Police Commissioner G Sparjan Kumar said interrogation of the accused was going on. “Five persons are in police custody now. They were taken into custody from rural Kattakkada. A hunt is on for one more person. Only a detailed questioning will reveal the exact number of accused involved in the crime,” he told PTI. (ALSO READ: RSS Worker Killing: Rajnath Singh Calls Kerala CM, Says Political Violence Unacceptable) Also Read - Police Denies Permission To JP Nadda's 'Poriborton Yatra' in Bengal' Barrackpore, BJP Says Will Move Court
Rajesh was killed in Sreekaryam area of the state capital around 8.30 pm while he was returning from the shakha office. Due to Rajesh’s murder, the BJP has called for a state-wide hartal on Sunday. According to reports, Rajesh’s body had at least 20 wounds. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Also Read - West Bengal Elections 2021: Cops Deny Permission To Asaduddin Owaisi's First Rally In Kolkata
Home Minister Rajnath Singh also took to his Twitter and expressed his concerned regarding the law and order situation in the state. He said that political violence was unacceptable in a democracy, as a spate of political killings has rocked the state.