Beggars Colony case: Formal FIR filed

BANGALORE: Kamakshipalya police formally registered a criminal case against four suspended officials for negligence which caused the death of around 120 people in the Beggars’ Rehabilitation C

Published: 09th January 2011 06:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 08:11 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Kamakshipalya police formally registered a criminal case against four suspended officials for negligence which caused the death of around 120 people in the Beggars’ Rehabilitation Centre in Magadi Road.

The police, following the government direction, registered a case against former joint director, Department of Backward Classes Krishnegowda, former superintendent Lakshminarasimhaiah, Chief Warden Hanumantharayappa and the then receiving officer Bhagyalakskhmi.

A formal FIR was registered against the four suspended officials under IPC Section 304 (A) on January 4, after the present Superintendent Diwakar lodged a case against them. The police took up the case and are investigating it and the arrests are yet to be carried out. Around 120 beggars died in Beggars’ Rehabilitation Centre, Magadi Road four months ago.

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