SI gets nine months’ jail term

A Correspondent

KALPETTA: First Class Judicial Magistrate Santhosh Luke sentenced Justin Abraham, Sub-Inspector (SI), Traffic, Kalpetta, and the former SI, Mananthavadi, to 9 months’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs.7,000 in the case of manhandling of two youths.

Kunhikrishnan, head constable, and Sasidharan and Shibulal, constables, were sentenced to a fine Rs.1,000 each.

Suraj M. Francis, a third-year hotel management student and son of CPI leader M.F. Francis, and his cousin, Sooraj, were arrested on May 18, 2006, and manhandled by the police personnel at the Mananthavadi police station.

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