Kochi: Five policemen were placed on suspension for violating service rules by according reception to political rally led by Ramesh Chennithala. When “Ayshwarya Kerala Yatra” reached Ernakulam, 5 of the district’s police personnel welcomed Chennithala with traditional shawl, images of which were are out.
The cop team comprised ASIs Shibu Cherian(Control Room),Jose Antony(District Head Quarters), MV Biju(Kallarkode Police Station) and SPs Siljan(Dog Squad, Kalamasserry), and Dilip Sanadanadan(Thrippunithura Camp).
Seen in the pictures of the reception are: Ramesh Chennithala, KPCC President Mullapally Ramachandran, DCC President TJ Vinod and so forth.
Service rules state that government employees shall not engage in political activities of any kind. There exists stricter provisions for police personnel in this regard. Intelligence has begun its investigations. Meanwhile the City Commissioner has been asked for report on the incident.