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Man killed after DSP pushes him in front of moving car in Kerala

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A 32-year-old man was killed after being pushed in front of a moving car allegedly by a at Neyyatinkara near here, police said Tuesday.

of Police (DSP) (Neyyatinkara) B Harikumar, who is on the run, has been suspended and a case registered against him under Section 302 of the IPC (murder), they said.

The victim, Sanal, sustained severe injuries in the incident and died later at a hospital, officials said.

Trouble broke out on Monday night after Harikumar asked to move his car which he had parked on the side of the road.

A scuffle ensued during which the pushed in front of a moving car, local residents told television channels.

said in Kozhikode that the has been suspended as the complaint was of a serious nature.

An of police (ASP) will probe the case, he said.

Harikumar, who was not in uniform, had come to a house in the locality, locals said.

A large number of people blocked the road where the incident occurred Monday night and demanded that the be immediately arrested.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 15:35 IST