Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandan said here on Friday that action would be taken against Inspector General of Police (Kannur Range) Tomin Thachankary for violation of service rules.

Replying to questions from journalists at a Cabinet briefing, the Chief Minister said that the official enquiry reports had confirmed that the Inspector General had gone on a trip to the Gulf in violation of the rules.

Mr. Achuthanandan said that the Additional Director General of Police Siby Mathews and Director General of Police Jacob Punnoose had probed the issue and submitted their reports. The report was being examined and urgent action would be taken on it.