: The police on Thursday registered a case against a lawyer practising at Mattannur on a complaint by a woman that as a client she had been cheated by the latter in connection with a case relating to her property. The Iritty police said the case had been registered against P. Jayanandan, lawyer at the Mattannur bar for breach of trust and cheating.

The complaint was filed Reena Pallivathikkal. Ms. Pallivathilkkal told reporters here on Friday that she had been cheated by the lawyer in a case relating to a property. Though she had approached over 20 lawyers to file a case against Mr. Jayanandan, they declined, she said adding that even the police did not pay heed to her complaint till she met the district police chief. here recently.