RSS worker accused of murder hacked to death in Kerala's Malappuram
An RSS worker was found hacked to death in Kerala's Malappuram District on Thursday morning. The deceased, identified as 30-year-old Vipin, was also an accused in a murder case. The police are yet to identify the assaulters.
Vipin was the former Mandal Sharirik Pramukh of RSS in Tirur of Malappuram.Local residents who noticed Vipin's hacked body informed the police at around 7 AM. He was lying a few metres away from bike. He was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. Vipin was assaulted barely a kilometre away from his residence. Lijesh, Vipin's co-accused in a murder case was assaulted last week and the attack on Vipin is suspected to be on similar grounds.
Vipin was an accused in the murder of Kodinji Faisal last year. Faisal, a resident of the same district was a Hindu who converted to Islam. Last year Faisal was dragged out of a vehicle and hacked to death by a gang. Vipin was made accused in the case and was arrested for Faisal's murder.
Vipin was granted bail recently and had walked out of prison. He was found murdered on Thursday morning. The police have not established if Vipin's murder is a continuation of political killings in Kerala. The motive is yet to be established.