MP Rajagopal`s escape from hospital: Committee submits report
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Last Updated: Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 18:23
Hyderabad: The police inquiry committee, appointed to probe the escape of fasting Congress MP L Rajagopal from Vijayawada government hospital on December 20 and alleged negligence of policemen on duty, has submitted its report to the state government.

The committee, headed by Additional DG (CID) A Sivanarayana, submitted its report to the Chief Secretary, reliable sources in the DGP office told PTI today.

The committee probed the alleged dereliction of duty by policemen who were providing security at the hospital.

Rajagopal, who was fasting in support of united Andhra Pradesh demand, escaped from the hospital on the night of December 20 and surfaced at the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) the next day.

Vijayawada Police Commissioner K V Rajendranath Reddy and five other police officials have been suspended for the escape of the Lok Sabha member.


First Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 18:23

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