Mangaluru, Mar 16, 2017 : Suresh has been appointed as the new jail superintendent after the transfer of Krishnamurthy. Following jailbreak by an undertrial on March 10 , DGP Satyanarayana orderd to transfer of jail superintendent and wardens.
Jinnappa who was facing trial in a rape case in the district Sessions Court had escaped climbing the main walls inspite of maximum-security district in the jail. He was later arrested in Sullia and handed over to Barke police.
Belagavi Central Prisons Chief Superintendent P T Sesha,visited the district jail on March 11, Saturday conducted inquiry. Based on the report’s recommendations, action was taken against the erring prison staff .
Acting on his orders District Jail Superintendent V Krishnamurthy was tranferred to Bengaluru .Jail wardens S Kathari and B Rangappa have been suspended.