Sources say he was shunted out for questioning investigation

A senior police officer investigating the Egmore Mercedes accident case has been transferred out of the city.

According to police sources, S. Saravanan, assistant commissioner of police, traffic investigation (west), was transferred to Myladuthurai in Nagapattinam district on Wednesday.

The police officer received the order on Thursday.

“He had already requested a transfer. Now he has gone on leave for his son’s wedding. He said he had to distribute invitation cards to friends and relatives,” the source said.

Earlier, a traffic inspector who had been in charge on the night of the accident was suspended for dereliction of duty