Police officials told to file affidavit

Staff Reporter

Kozhikode: The Marad Judicial Inquiry Commission on Friday directed Additional Director General of Police (Intelligence) Ramesh Chandrabanu and Kozhikode City Police Commissioner H. Venkatesh to file affidavits if they wanted to claim privileges in respect of the documents containing Intelligence reports produced by them in sealed covers before the Commission. The Commission Thomas P. Joseph has also asked the police officials to file their statements on or before November 24 and appear before the court at 11 a.m. on November 24 "for perusal of the relevant documents over which privilege if any is claimed."

They have also been informed that extension of time would not be granted on any account in view of the directive and time limit provided by the High Court of Kerala. The Court had directed to decide on the issue of claiming privileges on or before November 30.