Three policemen have been suspended in connection with a case of cheating by promising them jobs in the Devaswom Board. The action was taken for leaking the details of the case to the first accused Vineesh. Grade SIs Varghese, Gopalakrishnan and Hakeem of Mavelikkara station have been suspended.
The case pertains to the accused offering jobs in devaswom board and beverages corporation and extorting around Rs 5 crore. The accused were arrested the other day. In the meantime, grade SIs leaked the case information to the first accused. At present, five people have been arrested.
A total of 24 cases have been registered against the first accused Vineesh. The initial conclusion is that more than 50 people from different districts have fallen prey to the fraud. The fraud was committed by promising appointments to the posts of clerk, attendant and peon.
Co-accused Chettikulangara Kadavoor Padmalayam P. Rajesh, Pearla Palliyambil V. Arun, Aneesh of Mankonam in Kannamangalam North, S. Santhosh of Olakkattiyambalam Shrestha. Adithyan was arrested earlier.