Kochi: A sub-judge of a court here was suspended pending inquiry for his alleged misbehaviour with a fellow male passenger in a train in February.
Sub-Judge K Anil Kumar was suspended yesterday by High Court based on a probe conducted by the court's vigilance department as prima facie the charges levelled against him was found to be true, High Court sources said here on Tuesday.
Charge against Anil Kumar was that he assaulted and abused Mohan Kumar, an employee of Malayalam daily 'Janayugam'.
It was stated that Anil Kumar took exception to when Mohan Kumar's hand touched him while the latter handing over his mobile phone to another person leading to a wordy duel between them on February 28.
Anil Kumar allegedly assaulted Mohan Kumar.
Mohan Kumar had filed a complaint with the police which had been forwarded to the High Court. He had also lodged a complaint with the Court, sources said.