Mangalore, Oct 19, 2014: Mahesh Shetty Timarody, Chief of the Praja Prabhutva Vedike has been booked by the Belthangady Police Under section 153, 153A and 259 on the basis of a complaint lodged by Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari D Veerendra Heggade with the Dakshina Kannada SP. Heggade in his complaint had alleged that Timarody was involved in spreading false news regarding him in the media since the past one year.
In his complaint Heggade further charged Timarody of blaming him of various offences in connection with a few incidents that have been reported in Dharmasthala and around.
The complaint further said that Timarody in an interview to a private TV channel on July 24 had accused him (Veerendra Heggade) of telephoning the Belthangady Circle Inspector to arrest Timarody.
Heggade in his complaint has further requested the police to investigate the matter.
It has been gathered that the SP after going through the case had sought legal opinion following which a case was registered against Timarody in Belthangady police station.