Assault case handed over to North CI

Published: 22nd November 2013 11:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd November 2013 11:20 AM   |  A+A-

Considering the gravity of the case wherein a traffic warden was assaulted while on duty, the investigation has been handed over to Circle Inspector, Ernakulam North Circle. Padmini, the traffic warden, had alleged that the police had filed a report before the District Sessions Court without proper investigation. This resulted in the court granting bail to the accused Vinosh.

According to officials, the case was handed over the Ernakulam North Circle Inspector following protest from political parties and human rights organisations.

“The investigation was carried out by the North sub-inspector. We have  decided to carry out a thorough investigation and file a report before the court,” a top police official said.

Meanwhile, there are allegations that the police failed to submit a  proper report before the Principal Session’s Court. The court was also not informed of the case pending against the accused in various police stations in the city. There are as many as nine cases reportedly registered against the accused and people associated with him.

Vinosh has been accused for assaulting several persons, including a priest of a church at Pottakuzhi. He has also been booked for four cheating cases. It is suspected that there is an arrest warrant pending against the accused in Palakkad.

However, the police kept the court blind in this regard. “It is wrong to say that the police did not file a proper report before the court. We had recorded the telephonic conversation of the victim Padmini and interrogated the witnesses. But, in the telephone call made by her to the Control Room, she did not mention anything of assault other than verbal abuse. Proper investigation is being carried out and the allegations are baseless,” said a police official associated with the investigation.


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