Differences between Roopa and Rao were simmering
By Express News Service | Published: 18th July 2017 09:16 AM |
BENGALURU: The report sent by Satyanarayana Rao, DGP (Prisons) to the government on Saturday stated that DIG Roopa had asked for additional responsibilities of the Dharwad, Kalaburgi, Ballari and Belagavi prisons. When it was denied, she made false allegations against Sathyanarayana Rao and jail staff. The report was given to the home department, and the transfer orders were issued on Monday.
P K Garg, Principal Secretary (PCAS) confirmed that the reports were received but refused to share further details.Rao was unavailable for comment and he did not answer phone calls either.
In the report, it was also mentioned that Roopa had shared photos of an event organised on the prison premises on a social network and Rao had objected to it by issuing a memo.
Reshuffle in IPS: Four officials transferred
Bengaluru: A minor IPS reshuffle took place on Monday. Among the transfers effected was of DGP (Intelligence) M N Reddi, who has been posted as DGP of Anti-Corruption Bureau. Other officials in new postings include A S N Murthy as ADGP, Forest Cell, transferred from ADGP and Commissioner of Road Safety and Transport and Amrit Paul, IGP, Intelligence, who has been given the additional charge of DGP, Intelligence.
Signature campaign in favour of Krishna Kumar?
Bengaluru: The Central Jail inmates were allegedly forced by staff on Monday to put signatures on documents stating that they support K Krishna Kumar, Chief Superintendent of Prisons. Sources from the Jail said that Krishna Kumar wanted to show the signed documents to retired IAS officer Vinay kumar, who was about to visit the prison on Monday. Kumar denied that any such signature campaign was held on the prison premises.
Human rights panel seeks report on inmates’ torture
Bengaluru: With tales of torture at Parappana Agrahara jail becoming public, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has sought a report from Additional Chief Secretary. SHRC chairperson Meera C Saxena told Express that a complaint has been filed by Manohar Ranganathan, regarding ill-treatment meted out to prison inmates. The buzz is that over 30 prisoners were beaten and shifted from Parappana Agrahara jail.