DIG who alleged VIP treatment for Sasikala in jail transferred
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DIG who alleged VIP treatment for Sasikala in jail transferred

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Karnataka government on Monday transffered Bengaluru DIG (Prisons) D Roopa, who alleged VIP treatment for AIADMK (Amma) leader Sasikala, to traffic department. The government cracked down on senior IPS officers in charge of the prisons department for the their recent fracas.Director General of Police (Prisons) H N Sathyanaranaya Rao who is due for retirement this month end has been shunted out without posting while his deputy DIG (prisons) D Roopa too shown the doors.

She, however, has been posted as DIG and Commissioner for Traffic and Road Safety, Bengaluru in place of ADGP A S N Murthy.The two were in news for the last one week accusing each other in public. The fight had not come to an end even after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah slapped a notice on Roopa.It all started with Roopa giving a report to the government on irregularities in central prisons at Parappana Agrahara and even said that Rs 2 crore had been paid to provide special treatment to tainted DMK leader V K Sasikala housed in the jail.

Rao, while denying any wrongdoings said that Roopa was not aware of prison rules and jail mannual.Meanwhile, chief of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) N S Megharik has been posted as ADGP (prisons) in the upgraded post.Intel Chief Shunted:A day after Siddaramaiah expressed his anger over intelligence failure, the govenrment transferred Director General of Police (Intelligence) M N Re...

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