Custodial beating in Munnar Police Station: CPM activist suffers spine injury

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MUNNAR: Youth was hospitalized at Adimali Taluk Hospital following a custodial thrashing by Munnar Police. Satheesan, a CPM activist and culprit in a criminal case was allegedly thrashed by the police. Three police officers were suspended in relation to the incident.

Satheesan, when presented at a court, said about his physical difficulties due to custodial beating. Following the incident, Munnar SI Syam Kumar, ASI Rajesh and Civil Police Officer Thomas were transferred to Idukki Police Camp.

Satheesan is accused in several cases related to the party. There are allegations that the incident was made up on purpose to frame police officers. According to hospital authority, Satheesan has sustained an injury to the spine, but his condition is satisfactory.