Video of inebriated cop goes viral on social media

Video of inebriated cop goes viral on social media

A video footage of a traffic policeman in an inebriated state creating public nuisance near the KSRTC bus stand in Bejai has gone viral on social media.

DCP (Crime and Traffic) Uma Prashanth said that Ashok Gowda, who was working in Traffic (West) Police Station, has been suspended for his misconduct.

The video footage also shows the public moving the inebriated traffic policeman to a safer area beside the road. Gowda apparently could not even balance himself. Some passersby were seen recording the scene on their mobile phones.

Car accident: 1 killed

A man died and four persons were injured in a car accident on NH 66, at Thokkottu Junction late Tuesday night.

According to the police, the deceased is Anoop Antony (35), a native of Ernakulam.

Anoop is said to have been working as a technician at Deralakatte Hospital. He, along with his colleagues, had left in a car to meet his brother, who had come down from Kerala.

The car overturned after the driver applied brake at Thokkottu Junction.

The injured are Dilal, Vidu S, George and Anand, who are recuperating in a hospital at Deralakatte.