Alappuzha: Sreeram Venkitaraman, who was signed in as Alappuzha district collector in the last week, has been removed. His new posting will be in supplyco as the general manager.
Sreeram is the accused in the accidental death of journalist K M Basheer, in 2019. Several Muslim organisations had came forward after his appointment at Alappuzha,
He was elected to the post of Alappuzha collector during the last week. The Kerala Muslim Jamaat had conducted a public protest against this. The Kerala press workers union also held protests with demands to reconsider the decision and the removal action was taken after this.