The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation on Saturday suspended the driver and lasker of its boat Jalakanyaka, which capsized in the Periyar reservoir on Wednesday killing 42 people, from service.

An official release issued by the Corporation said that the driver Victor Samuel and Lasker Aneesh were suspended pending enquiry. The Managing Director of the Corporation, who was in Thekkady, would conduct a detailed enquiry into the accident. The findings of the enquiry would be handed over to the Crime Branch investigating the case.