Bangalore : In an unseemly friction in the city police top brass, a senior IPS officer, accused of clicking ‘objectionable’ pictures of a woman in a coffee shop, on Thursday filed a complaint against city police chief accusing him of atrocity under the SC/ST Act.

P Ravindranath, who was shifted as Additional DGP of Karnataka State Reserve Police after he faced the charge by a woman, filed the complaint against Police Commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar, police said.

The ugly turn came a day after the fight spilled on to the streets on Wednesday when a section of KSRP personnel staged protests alleging that Ravindranath was being framed and targeted Auradkar for it.

“Under SC/ST atrocities prevention act I have filed a complaint that as I am a member of Scheduled caste, I have been implicated in a false case,” Ravindranath said. The Commissioner has tutored the complainant (woman) to file such complaint (against me), he alleged.

“I have lodged a complaint against DCP Ravikanthe Gowda, and Commissioner Auradkar,” he said, claiming he was awaiting acknowledgement for it. Karnataka government today said it was awaiting CID report on the case. “The case is now handed over to the CID. We are awaiting the CID report. After getting the report we will take action,”

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