Madurai: Madras High court bench on Thursday
criticised a a top police official in charge of Ramanathapuram
district for false information being given on filing a
chargesheet against a man involved in a quarrel with his
friends in which one person was stabbed in that town in 2009.
Justice R Mala asked the Superintendent of Police to be
present in court, after acertaining from court records that a
chargesheet had not been filed against Velmurugan, who had
sought bail from the High Court.
Cases had been filed against Velmurugan under IPC 307
(attempt to murder) 147 (rioting) 148 (rioting armed with
deadly weapons) and 427(mischief).
The judge said the SP had to supervise what was going on in
police stations as otherwise incidents like false
informations would recur.
She directed SP Paneerselvam,now in charge of Ramanathapuram
district, to file the chargesheet and report on August 27.
The Petitioner said he was the third accused and was not
involved in the incident and that the injured person had been
discharged. Investigation was also over.
He feared he would be harassed if he was arrested and
sought bail, saying he would not leave the area and was
willing to provide sureties.
Manipur Cong MLA killed in road mishap in Delhi
New Delhi: A Congress MLA from Manipur was
killed and his friend injured in an accident on NH-24 here
this morning, police said.
Bjlkbnl lnof E Suraj Singh (46), who represented Yaiskul, was on his
way to Mayur Vihar along with his friend Rezi, who holds a
senior position in a private company, in a car when a jeep hit
them at a traffic signal on NH-24 at around 1:30 am.
The victim`s car was taking a right turn to Mayur Vihar
Phase-II when the jeep coming from Ghaziabad hit them, a
senior police official said.
Singh was on the passenger seat and sustained injuries on
his chest and hands. He was rushed to Lal Bahadur Shastri
Hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Rezi, who was driving the car, sustained injuries.
The jeep`s driver escaped from the spot.
Singh had come to the capital a few days ago and was
staying in Manipur House. He is survived by his wife, two sons
and a daughter.