CM summons Kempaiah and DGP Reddi over Parappana Agrahara row

Prime News, State, Bengaluru, July 17:- Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who also hold home portfolio have taken to task Home Minister advisor Kempaiah and DG (Intelligence) M N Reddi for not handling properly Parappana Agrahara row.

The fight between Director General of Police (Prisons) H N Sathayanarayana Rao and Deputy Inspector General of Police (Prisons) D Roopa has caused a lot of embarrassment to the state government.

Siddaramaiah sought to know the steps taken by Kempaiah and Reddi to contain the damage to the government after details of Roopa’s reports on alleged irregularities have been leaked to the media despite strict warning.

DGP (prisons) Roopa, who had recently charged the prison authorities, including Rao, with taking Rs 2 crore bribe to provide special treatment to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader V K Sasikala.

On Saturday DGP (prisons) Roopa accused the prison authorities of destroying evidences of wrong-doings that she had documented in her first report. CM Siddaramaiah told reporters in Mysuru that he has ordered a probe into the charge of ‘destruction of evidence’ made by Roopa.

The State government has already formed a committee headed by retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Vinay Kumar to look  into the charge of ‘destruction of evidence’ made by Roopa.

CM Siddaramaiah warned and states that the state government will not spare any officer indulging in misconduct. Suitable action will be taken against the officials, if they are found guilty, the chief minister added.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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