The CPO’s ties to SDPI were discovered after some of its workers were arrested in connection with an assault on a KSRTC bus driver in Idukki.
A civilian police officer (CPO) of the Kerala Police has been suspended for allegedly leaking confidential information about RSS workers from the police database to members of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI).
According to a senior police official, the CPO’s link to SDPI was discovered after some of its workers were arrested in connection with an assault on a KSRTC bus driver in Idukki.
“Examination of the phones of the arrested SDPI workers revealed that one of them had the CPO Anas number and was in contact with the officer and this was communicated to the higher command,” the official said.
A further investigation revealed that the CPO had leaked information about RSS workers from the police database to the SDPI and was suspended as a result.
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The official also said that disciplinary proceedings against the wayward officer will soon begin.
Anas was the CPO at the Karimannur Police Station in Idukki District.
“The KSRTC bus driver was assaulted for allegedly sharing an anti-Islam post on Facebook,” police said.
(With contributions from agencies)