The RTI documents in possession with Manorama clearly prove that the official was under suspension during the period for which the award was given.
The decision on the suspension was taken on the basis of the recommendations in the report submitted by the Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services.
Pratheesh,28, the main accused in the Sijo murder case in Varatiyam, raised the complaint before Kunnamkulam court about the assault.
The contents of the confidential report submitted by the Irinjalakuda police to this effect to the court one-and-a-half-year ago have now come open.
The Jail DGP made such a request to the government on the basis of the report sent by DGP (Law and Order) Anil Kant.
The person caught while making the call is a member of the goonda gang which is lodged in this jail in connection with the Avannoor Sijo murder case.
KM Suresh sustained a head injury after being attacked by a fellow inmate at the Kannur Central Prison