Mangaluru, August 24, 2017: MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged suicide of DySP M K Ganapathy last year and resignation of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah taking moral responsibility for “destruction of evidence” in connection with the case.
Addressing the media here on he said, according to TV reports, documents that were in the mobile phone and computer of Ganapathy have been destroyed. It is clear that somebody who is very powerful is behind this. In this background, this matter should be referred to the CBI, he said”.
Nalin Kumar Kateel demanded CM Siddaramaiah and Bengaluru Development and Town Planning minister KJ George’s resignation taking moral responsibility for “destruction of evidence” in connection with the case.
Deputy SP Ganapathy (51) was found hanging from a ceiling fan in a room at a lodge in Madikeri on July 7 last year. Prior to this, he gave an interview to a local TV channel, saying the then Home Minister K J George and two senior police officers AM Prasad and Pranab Mohanty would be responsible “if anything happens to me.”
CID which investigated the case subsequently gave a clean chit to George and the two officers in its ‘B’(closure) report filed before a court in Madikeri.