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IAS Officer sent to Judicial Custody in Kerala for death of Journalist in an Accident

Aug 4th, 2019 2:40 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA)
Thiruvananthapuram: An Indian Administrative Service officer who allegedly hit a journalist on a motorcycle with his speeding car on Friday, killing him on the spot, has been sent to judicial custody for two weeks, the police said today.

K Muhammed Basheer, 35, was the Thiruvananthapuram bureau chief of Malayalam daily Siraj. The accident took place at around 1 am in Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram when he was returning home from work, the police said.

The IAS officer, Sreeram Venkitaraman, has been admitted in a private hospital. On Saturday night, the judicial magistrate went to the hospital and remanded him into custody, though he will remain to be in hospital during the remand period.

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