RSS worker hacked to death inside bus

Political rivalry is suspected to be the motive behind the attack as the area has a history of frequent clashes between RSS and CPI-M workers.

Last Updated: Dec 01, 2010, 21:08 PM IST

Palakkad: An RSS worker was hacked to
death inside a crowded bus at nearby Kanjikkode o Wednesday by some goons, which also attacked and injured three of his friends travelling in it, police said.

The victim was identified as Ratheesh (24), a local RSS
functionary, police said.

Political rivalry is suspected to be the motive behind
the attack as the area has a history of frequent clashes
between RSS and CPI-M workers, they said.

The goons stormed into the bus, when it stopped at a
shelter at Kanjikkode, and attacked Ratheesh and three others
with sharp weapons. They immediately fled after the attack.

The injured were rushed to the district hospital.

Police said a search was on for the suspects.

BJP and RSS called for a protest today in the district
against the incident.

PTI

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