D Roopa, the whistle-blower police officer in Karnataka who reported about AIADMK Chief VK Sasikala enjoying VIP facilities in prison in Bengaluru, and her senior, have both been transferred, media reports said. Some complained that they had to pay a bribe to get into good barracks and also that they were assaulted by staff and other prisoners, sources said.
Siddaramaiah said she could have approached any of her superiors about her charges against senior officials and that her allegations before the mainstream and social media has brought embarrassment to the police department.More news: Former QB Babe Parilli dies at 87
"All these allegations are unfortunate and hence you have to address the issue immediately and take action..." the DIG requested Rao in her report. "We want the probe to be completed at the earliest and if the contents of Roopa's report were found to be true, action will be taken against the guilty", he added.
"The Home Department told her to contact me and she once again requested me the second time".More news: The Incredibles 2 will pick up right where the first film ends
In the four-page report in Kannada, Moudgil alleged that convict Sasikala had paid Rs 2 crore to prison officials, including Director General of Prisons H.N. Satyanarayana Rao and jail warden, for special privileges such as a special menu, special chefs and a special kitchen adjacent to her cell in the prison's women's ward. "I didn't speak to media originally, the DG gave the details".
The officer's report based on her inspection on 10 July, however, leaked out, forcing Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to announce an inquiry into her controversial findings.More news: John Bernecker's girlfriend calls for sets to be safer after stuntman's death
He denied giving special treatment to Sasikala or accepting any bribe. In a separate report, Roopa has accused two jail staffers of inciting some jail inmates to raise slogans and hold protest against her during her visit. Visited admission room and prison entry. In the wake of these allegations, DGP Rao asked the officials to monitor the CCTV and also record it round-the-clock. She is now transferred as the Deputy inspector general of Police and Commissioner for traffic and road Safety, Bengaluru with immediate effect.
- Krauthammer: Trump Jr.'s 'Bungled Collusion Is Still Collusion'
- Skydiver texts wife to say he won't pull cord when jumping
- Game of Thrones Season 7 Premier exclusive Fan Chat
- Amtrak: Work is ahead of schedule at Penn Station
- Mom arrested for using vehicle to tow kids
- Man rescued after being trapped for 3 hours inside ATM
- Jose Mourinho targeting two more signings for Man United this summer
- Jerusalem shooting: Attack near Old City leaves three dead, police says
- Dana White Responds To McGregor Racist Allegations To Mayweather
- Live Coverage For Fiji Vs Samoa Today On Fiji One