Thodupuzha ∙ The National Investigation Agency (NIA) reports that 873 state police officers have links with the Popular Front. The report handed over to the state police chief has a list of police officers linked to the banned organisation. They are under the surveillance of central agencies.
Financial transactions of enlisted civil police officers, SPs and SHO rank officers are collected by central agencies. Those working in the special branch, intelligence, law and order departments of the state police and those holding the post of high-ranking officers are under the surveillance of the central agencies. There are allegations against them of leaking state police movements and inspections.
Last February, a civilian police officer was sacked from Karimannur police station in Thodupuzha district for leaking information about RSS leaders to the Popular Front. 3 persons including ASI were transferred due to similar allegations in Munnar police station.
English Summary: Popular front link for 873 kerala police officers