Staff Reporter

Coimbatore: The City Police Commissioner, C. Sylendra Babu, on Wednesday ordered the suspension of a woman sub-inspector M. Deepalakshmi on charges of having failed to register the case in a road accident case wherein the victim was grievously hurt.

According to police sources, Veerasidharthanan (15) was injured in an accident when he was hit by a four-wheeler driven by Sudaharan on February 7 at Perumal Koil Street in Pappanaickenpalayam.

The victim is said to have sustained a fracture.

Ms. Deepalakshmi of Traffic Investigation Wing – Central is said to have worked out a compromise instead of registering a case and not guided the victim/complainant properly.

Following a representation from the victim, a case has been registered against the driver of the vehicle.

Disciplinary action has been initiated against the sub-inspector by placing her under suspension, pending enquiry.