Controversy over welcome function by police for Chennithala amid ‘Aishwarya Kerala Yatra’
Kochi: A controversy has surfaced over the police organising a welcome function here for Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala amid UDF’s election campaign rally ‘Aishwarya Kerala Yatra’. The former officials of the police association are now facing the heat.
The organisers of the function were the officials in-charge of various police stations. The photos from the function have surfaced. KPCC President Mullappally Ramachandran was also seen with them.
Three police officials from Kochi City police station and two officials from Ernakulam Rural are seen in the pictures and were identified as Jose Antoy, Shibu Cheriyan, Dileep Sadanandan and Biju Siljan.
According to the guidelines, police personnel shouldn’t engage in such political functions. Reports stated that special branch has initiated a probe into the incident.