Soldier catches ‘signal’ for leave

BANGALORE: Following a denial of leave by higher-ups, a soldier with MEG Centre climbed a mobile tower in the compound of Defence Colony at Banasawadi police stations limits on Thursday.

Published: 24th February 2012 04:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:02 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Following a denial of leave by higher-ups, a soldier with MEG Centre climbed a mobile tower in the compound of Defence Colony at Banasawadi police stations limits on Thursday.

At around 10 am, Mutturaj, who was upset over transfer issues and denial of leave, climbed the mobile tower as a mark of protest.

After more than one-and-a- half hour long drama, police, fire force officials and disaster management staff rushed to the spot and convinced him to come down from the 50 feet high tower.

Banasawadi police, who have registered a case discussed the issue with the department officials and resolved the matter, the police said.

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