Superintendent of Police N. Satish Kumar asked the police personnel to be sympathetic towards the victims of various crimes. He was speaking at the annual Police Flag Day function at the police grounds here on Saturday. The rights of both petitioners and the accused should be respected, he said. Mr. Kumar congratulated Circle Inspector H.M. Satish on receiving the Chief Minister's medal. Retired Circle Inspector V. Maruti and others who retired this year were felicitated.

— Staff Correspondent