Probe into lapse in security during PM`s Thrissur visit
Thiruvananthapuram: Police have begun a
probe into an apparent security lapse during Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh`s visit to Thrissur on December 25 when a
private car from a by-lane almost ran into the main road
through which the Prime Minister`s convoy was moving.
"Policemen were posted there and it should not have
happened. A report has been sought on how the lapse occurred,"
DGP Jacob Punnoose said here.
However, he said the car, driven by a local man, had not
reached anywhere near the Prime Minister`s car. The pilot
vehicles of the convoy noticed the car and turned it away.
The convoy had to be halted for one minute, he said.
On enquiry, it was found that the man was going to a
The convoy was proceeding from Kuttanellur helipad to
Thrissur town hall where the prime minister paid homage to
veteran Congress leader K Karunakaran.
The six-km road between Kuttanellur and town hall had
been blocked by the police for the safe passage of the convoy.
However, when it reached Nadathara junction, the private car
ran into the main road causing embarrassment to the SPG and
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