Thrissur Pooram row: Kerala starts probe, transfers city police chief

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan also directed the state police chief to investigate into the matter and submit a report within one week.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 22, 2024 | 8:00 PMUpdatedApr 22, 2024 | 8:00 PM

People witnessing the Thrissur Pooram fireworks in daylight

Kerala government on Sunday, 21 April, decided to transfer the Thrissur city police commissioner and the assistant commissioner after getting permission from the Election Commission, over the controversy related to the role of the police in the recently held Thrissur Pooram. Vijayan asked the police chief to probe alleged restrictions imposed by police and their reported interference in the rituals.

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