Kochi metro MD Loknath Behra goes on leave

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Loknath Behera in Monson's museum

Kochi: Amid controversy over alleged links with fraudster Monson Mavunkal, former DGP and incumbent Kochi Metro MD Loknath Behra has not arrived his office from the last three days. According to the information disclosed by his office he is on leave.

Meanwhile, fraudster Monson Mavunkal's connection with Loknath Behra has come under the scanner. It is learnt that there are subtle moves against Behera at the political level and within the police department over his link with the fraudster.

Some of the left parties have been raising demand to remove Behera from the post until the completion of the probe into the case.

Notably, the photo of Behra and ADGP Manoj Abraham along with Monson Mavunkal surfaced on social media and it went viral. Similarly, Behra’s directive to install Beat Book in front of Monson’s house has been receiving flak.

Usually, Beat Box will be installed in financial institutions, places of worship and main junctions. The police removed the beat box after media reports on the same triggered a controversy.

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