Sriram Venkitaraman suspended from service
Thiruvananthapuram: Sriram Venkitaraman IAS has been suspended in connection with the accident in which a journalist was killed.
Chief Secretary Tom Jose’s order suspending Sriram Venkitaraman from the position of Survey Director has been issued.
The DGP had submitted a report to the chief secretary in connection with the incident. K. M. Basheer, Thiruvananthapuram bureau chief of Siraj daily was killed after being hit by the car driven by Sriram Venkitaraman on Saturday by 1 am.
Sriram was remanded in the case and is presently admitted in the multispecialty ICU of Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.