Inspector General (IG) of Police, Thiruvananthapuram Range, Sheikh Dervez Sahib on Wednesday suspended Circle Inspector (CI), Medical College, T. Nazuredeen, pending inquiry after a preliminary inquiry pointed out “glaring lapses and suspected conflict of interest” in the investigation of a case relating to a case of dowry harassment. Officials said the CI had arraigned as accused a dental doctor, who was accused by his wife of threatening to post nude pictures of her on the internet, in “haste.” His actions allegedly contravened the directions of the Supreme Court while prosecuting the case. Assistant Commissioner, Special Branch, S. Vijayan, filed the preliminary report. City Police Commissioner P. Vijayan vetted and forwarded it to the IG.

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