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Mysore: Asst SI and constable suspended for laxity

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Mysore, Mar 15: An Assistant Sub-Inspector and a constable were placed under suspension for negligence of duty while escorting Karnataka Cooperative Minister G T Deve Gowda, who was injured in an accident on Tuesday while returning after attending village festival at Chikka Kanya, near here.

District Superintendent of Police S Murugan said the action was taken on a report from Deputy Superintendent of Police Cheluvaraju who probed into the incident.

''It was the duty of escort to lead the VIP convoy and ply at a particular distance and should not speed away. In this case it was alleged that the escort jeep, in which the Assistant Sub-Inspector was travelling and the constable was driving, was far away from the accident spot'', he added.

Meanwhile, Mr Gowda, admitted to a private hospital has been recovering and would be discharged soon.

UNI

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