Press Esc to close

Kerala DGP accused of shielding Nisham

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, March 5, 2015, DHNS: 1:55 IST
 Kerala government chief whip P C George on Thursday said Director General of Police (DGP) K S Balasubramaniam tried to protect businessman Mohammed Nisham during probe into the murder of a security guard. TV grab
Kerala government chief whip P C George on Thursday said Director General of Police (DGP) K S Balasubramaniam tried to protect businessman Mohammed Nisham during probe into the murder of a security guard.

George’s statement has further embarrassed the government that is already facing allegations of lapses in the probe.

Nisham had assaulted and tried to run an SUV – a Hummer – over Chandrabose, a security guard at the township he lived in, over a delay in opening a gate. Chandrabose died last month.

George told reporters in Kottayam that he was in possession of evidence that revealed Balasubramaniam’s attempts to influence the probe. Balasubramaniam had ensured that Amal – Nisham’s wife who was reportedly present at the time of the incident – was not interrogated by the police.

“The DGP also had a role in the sacking of former Thrissur police commissioner Jacob Job, an attempt to derail the probe,” George said. Job was suspended over a one-to-one meeting he had with Nisham during the investigation.

“I’ll hand over the evidence to the chief minister and the home minister on Friday,” George said. Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala backed the DGP and reiterated that the probe was in the right direction.

Go to Top

More from this section
Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
Bollywood Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan,Director Rakesh Omprakash Mehra,Minister Roshan Baig...

Bollywood Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan,Director Rakesh Omprakash Mehra,Minister Roshan Baig...

Dancers perform during the inauguration of the 10th Bengaluru International Film Festival...

Dancers perform during the inauguration of the 10th Bengaluru International Film Festival...

Carolina Kostner of Italy performs during the women's free figure skating final in the...

Carolina Kostner of Italy performs during the women's free figure skating final in the...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, First Lady...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, First Lady...

Russian athlete Ivan Telegin (7) skates with the puck against Jakub Nakladal (87)...

Russian athlete Ivan Telegin (7) skates with the puck against Jakub Nakladal (87)...

A motorcycle rider performs stunts at the 'Hamburg Motor Days' fair in Hamburg, Germany...

A motorcycle rider performs stunts at the 'Hamburg Motor Days' fair in Hamburg, Germany...

Tourists ride on horses after snowfall at Anjni Mahadev near Manali on Friday...

Tourists ride on horses after snowfall at Anjni Mahadev near Manali on Friday...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signs the visitor's book as his son Hadrien looks on...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signs the visitor's book as his son Hadrien looks on...

The Swedish team celebrates their gold medal after the venue ceremony at the men's...

The Swedish team celebrates their gold medal after the venue ceremony at the men's...

Rajasthani folk artists perform at historical Govind Dev Ji temple during the 'Fag Mahotsav'...

Rajasthani folk artists perform at historical Govind Dev Ji temple during the 'Fag Mahotsav'...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.