Malayalam TV journalist Sanil Philip passes away

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016,12:07 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kottayam | Malayalam TV journalist Sanil Philip died here early Wednesday following injuries suffered in an accident last week.

Sanil (33) was critically injured on June 20 when the autorickshaw in which he was travelling turned turtle after its driver lost its control on a road near Mundakkayam in the district. He was rushed to a private hospital in Chemmanakari near Vaikom for advanced medical care. But his condition became serious last night and was put on ventilator support.

Sanil, a bachelor, died at 2 am, police said.

He was working as senior reporter of a newly launched Malayalam news channel News 18 in Kochi. He had earlier worked as reporter of various Malayalam news channels in various places including New Delhi, Kottayam, Idukki and Kochi.