In a department-level action, the Home Department has suspended two officials and transferred Kozhikode District Jail Superintendent in the controversial visit of Fayaz, the prime accused in the gold smuggling case, to meet the accused in jail in the T P Chandrasekharan murder case.
Officials said that District Jail Welfare Officer T Rajesh Kumar and Warder Shaijesh were suspended from service and District Jail Superintendent S Sajeevan was transferred.
The move came on a report submitted by DIG Prisons (North Zone) Shivadas K Thaiparambil to Alexander Jacob, DGP Prisons. Later, the DGP handed over the report to Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan.
Earlier, the Special Branch has filed a report that Fayaz had visited CPM district secretariat member P Mohanan, Kodi Suni, Kirmani Manoj and T K Rajeesh, who are accused in the TP murder case and lodged in the jail, on August 6. Fayaz is the prime accused in the case pertaining to smuggling gold from Dubai through Nedumbaserri International Airport, Kochi.