Repairs on Kozhikode road without defects results in suspension for 2 PWD officers

Riyas inspects road works
Minister PA Muhammad Riyas had inspected the site at Ozhukkara following a complaint lodged by locals.

Kozhikode: Two officers of Kerala Public Works Department (PWD) were suspended Monday for initiating repairs on a road devoid of any significant defects.

Minister for PWD, PA Muhammad Riyas issued the order to suspend Kunnamangalam assistant engineer, G Biju and overseer, PK Dhanya based on a report he had sought.

The other day, locals had protested the repair works in the Ozhukkara section of the Medical College-Karanthur Road, and filed a complaint.

Minister Riyas had inspected the site and sought a report from the executive engineer.

It is understood that repair works were conducted on 17 metres of the tarred road before locals intervened and obstructed the work.

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