Special Correspondent

ONGOLE : Superintendent of Police Vineeth Brijlal has ordered inquiry into the complaint against the Sub Inspector of Police at Chimakurthi that he had allegedly used third degree methods while inquiring into a theft case. He also transferred the SI to the District Police Office to facilitate impartial inquiry by the Circle Inspector of Singarayakonda.

The Ongole and Santananutalapadu Balineni Sreenivasa Reddy and Dara Sambaiah took cudgels against the SI for arresting one Subbarao working in a stone crushing unit at Chimakurthi in a theft case. He allegedly broke the hand of Subba Rao necessitating an operation. The police released him only after the victim`s wife lodged a complaint with the Collector at grievances day meeting on Monday.