Thiruvananthapuram: Survey director Shriram Venkitaraman has been arrested in connection with the death Siraj Daily Thiruvananthapuram unit chief K M Basheer. The arrest was made at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram where Shriram admitted after he was injured. Police have charged him with homicide. Shriram will remain in police custody and the remand report will be produced before the magistrate.
The crash happened around 1 am. Wafa, who was in the car with Shriram Venkitaraman, was released without being taken into police custody. When the journalists went to the police station and inquired about the matter, they phoned and brought Wafa back to the station.