It is accused that a son was arrested as he refused to give the telephone number of his mother.
The mother and her son have complained about this to the DIG – Jaffna.
A Police sleuth operating under the Jaffna Range SSP, aged 45 has been accused as above. On day before yesterday, Tuesday, the said sleuth had gone under influence of liquor had arrested a youth working in a Platform shop on Muniyappar Road, and taken him to the police station. He had handed over the arrested youth to the police officer guard duty and had instructed the police officer to keep him until he comes back.
On the Owner of the shop informing the mother she had gone to the police station and asked for the reason of her son’s arrest. It was revealed then that the youth was arrested for not giving the telephone number of his mother.
Following the mother and son complaining to the DIG, the policeman was subjected to inquiry, it is learnt.