Differences among top police brass take ugly turn

FPJ BureauUpdated: Saturday, June 01, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
article-image

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,”

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Thane Creek gets 'RAMSAR' status; will boost tourism, create job opportunities

Thane Creek gets 'RAMSAR' status; will boost tourism, create job opportunities

Daily Horoscope for Sunday, August 14, 2022, for all zodiac signs by astrologer Vinayak Vishwas...

Daily Horoscope for Sunday, August 14, 2022, for all zodiac signs by astrologer Vinayak Vishwas...

Mumbai Traffic Police issue advisory ahead of Independence Day, click here for details

Mumbai Traffic Police issue advisory ahead of Independence Day, click here for details

700 robbery at knifepoint: 5 men set free after 5 years by Bombay HC

700 robbery at knifepoint: 5 men set free after 5 years by Bombay HC

No pics of CM, DyCM on banners: Rahul Shewale seeks action against BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh...

No pics of CM, DyCM on banners: Rahul Shewale seeks action against BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh...