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Sasikala row: DIG Roopa shunted out

DNMUM392672 | 7/18/2017 | Author : G Jagannath | WC :485 | India



Bengaluru: Karnataka government on Monday transferred whistle blower officer DIG (Prisons) D Roopa who exposed the VIP treatment being given to AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala and kingpin of the stamp paper racket Abdul Karim Telgi in Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru to Commissioner of Traffic and Road Safety, Bengaluru.
Director General of Prisons HN Satyanarayana Rao, whom she had accused of accepting a bribe for favours to Sasikala was also shunted out. Rao, who is retiring this month, was not given any posting.
The transfer comes after Roopa submitted two separate reports to the Karnataka government last week exposing the irregularities in the prisons, including the VIP treatment given to the inmates for a
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