4 policemen suspended for assaulting lawyer in Kollam

Kollam: Four policemen, including SHO of Karunagapally station, were suspended for allegedly assaulting a lawyer in Kollam. SHO G Gopakumar, SI Alocious Alexander, Grade SI Philipose and CPO Anoop were suspended after police officials held a meeting with Law Minister P Rajeeve in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.

The incident relating to the case happened on September 5. According to the complainant, police officials beat Advocate S Jayakumar inside the lockup of Karunagapally station after arresting him for drunk driving and causing traffic congestion. The complainant alleged that he was placed in custody without conducting a medical test to verify whether he consumed alcohol or not.

Following this, the lawyers launched a protest demanding action against the accused. On Wednesday, the lawyers decided to end the protest after minister P Rajeeve assured them that action will be taken against the accused.

Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from Mathrubhumi.com

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.