KERALA

Plea to prosecute official dismissed

Thiruvananthapuram: Vigilance Inquiry Commissioner and Special Judge S. Jagadish on Friday dismissed a petition filed by a private litigant seeking the prosecution of Director-General of Police Siby Mathews under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The court found that there was “no substance” in the allegations raised by the petitioner, P. Ahmed of Elamakkara in Ernakulam district. There was also no evidence to substantiate the petitioner's accusations. — Staff Reporter