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Appoint IGP rank cop for probe against Selaiyur police:HC

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The Madras has directed the DGP to appoint an in the rank of IGP to conduct an inquiry against police for registering a false case to protect the 'correspondent' of a private school from criminal proceedings against him.

The matter relates to the death of a seven-year-old girl on July 25, 2012, who slipped through a hole on the floor of the school bus while returning home and the rear wheels ran over her.

Justice P N Prakash directed the sessions court at to expedite the trial relating to the student's death.

A case was registered against the and against the Management of Zion School, including

The trial was set to commence at the I Additional District and Sessions Judge, when approached the court for quashing the proceedings against him.

earlier filed a complaint before the Police Station against another accused Yogesh Sylvera for allegedly manipulating the documents relating to the bus.

The filed a charge sheet before the at Tambaram against Sylvera alleging that he was running the bus after manipulating the documents.

Following this, Vijayan sought quashing of proceedings before the sessions court.

The said Vijayan, in collusion with S-15 Selayur Police Station, has created false evidence to subvert the process of justice.

"Hence, this Court quashes the entire prosecution at the station and proceedings in Judicial Magistrate Court, Tambaram."

The court directed the DGP to appoint an of the rank of of Police to conduct an inquiry into the entire circumstances under which the investigation was conducted by and take appropriate action in accordance with law.

The directed the sessions court at Chengalpatu to expedite the trial relating to the student's death.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:00 IST