Lokayukta stabbing case: Bengaluru DCP suspended over security lapse

Prime News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, March 8:-  Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vidhana Soudha, Yogesh was suspended on Thursday a day after Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty was stabbed at his office.

The state’s Lokayukta was stabbed thrice inside his office premises in Bengaluru on Wednesday by an alleged contractor from Tumakur over complaints regarding some tenders.

The accused, who was arrested soon after the incident, was sent to five-day police custody earlier on Thursday.

The judge is out of danger now and undergoing treatment at the Mallya Hospital here.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday visited Lokayukta Justice Shetty in the hospital.-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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