Thrissur (Kerala), Dec. 16 (PTI): A CPI(M) worker, who was undergoing treatment in a private hospital at Chalakkudi near here, was hacked to death by suspected BJP activists today, police said.
Mahin (28) was admitted to the hospital a fortnight ago with stab injuries which he suffered in a previous attack allegedly by BJP workers.
The assailants sneaked into Mahin's room in the hospital and escaped after mortally wounding him.
Mahin was a member of the CPI(M)'s trade union wing, CITU, in the area.
A case in this connection has been registered, police said, adding no arrests have been made yet.