Youth gets hurt after policeman throws lathi over moving bike in Kerala
In a bizarre incident, a 19-year-old youth was seriously hurt when a police officer throws lathi over a moving bike as the teenager failed to stop...
Thiruvananthapuram: In a bizarre incident, a 19-year-old youth was seriously hurt when a police officer throws lathi over a moving bike as the teenager failed to stop during a vehicle check.
This incident has happened near the Kadakkal main road in Kollam at 12 pm on Thursday. According to the sources, the victim was identified as Siddique, who was driving a bike and was asked to stop by policemen who were checking vehicles. But he didn't stop, With this, the constable Chandramohan flung his lathi at the moving bike.
Where, Siddique lost control of his bike and crashed into an Innova car, leaving him severely injured. It's said that the police were stopping the victim for not wearing a helmet.
The injured was rushed to the Kadakkal Taluk Hospital by the police, where he was diagnosed with a serious head injury. Later shifted to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital for better treatment.
Overhearing about the incident, Kollam District Superintendent of Police (Rural) Harisankar immediately suspended Chandramohan and ordered for a detailed inquiry.
Accidentally, the incident has taken place soon after Kerala High court came down heavily that a two-wheeler rider must not be chased down by police officers in order to book them for not wearing a helmet.