Following the arrest on Monday of an IAS officer and an IPS officer in two separate corruption cases, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said there was no compromise in the ongoing investigations and that the rule of law prevailed in the state.


Following the arrest on Monday of an IAS officer and an IPS officer in two separate corruption cases, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said there was no compromise in the ongoing investigations and that the rule of law prevailed in the state.

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said rule of law prevails in the state. (File photo)

STRONG POINTS

  • An ADGP-ranking IPS officer was arrested in connection with the PSI recruitment scam
  • An IAS agent who was the former Deputy Collector of Urban Bengaluru has been detained on corruption charges
  • After these arrests, CM Bommai said that the rule of law prevails in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the rule of law prevails in Karnataka and there is no compromise in the ongoing corruption investigations. This statement comes after an IAS officer and an IPS officer were arrested on Monday for corruption.

Speaking to the press after the arrests, Karnataka CM Bommai said, “I have already said this too. All investigations are conducted in accordance with the law. There is no compromise in the investigation. Based on evidence, action is initiated at all stages. The rule of law prevails in Karnataka.

TWO HIGH-LEVEL ARRESTS IN KARNATAKA

Police from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday arrested the Additional Director General of Police (AGDP), Amrit Paul, who was the head of recruitment when the Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) recruitment scam took place. venue. This is the first time that a practicing ADGP has been arrested in Karnataka.

In a separate case, officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested former deputy Bengaluru (DC) collector Manjunath for accepting bribes. The arrest came after Bangalore Urban District MP tehsildar was caught in the act of accepting bribes. He told ACB officials that he was accepting bribes on behalf of his superior, who is the DC.

Manjunath was removed from his role as DC of Urban Bengaluru just two days ago.

Interior Minister Araga Jnanendra said: “We will not compromise. The government ordered the CID to arrest all those involved. An investigation is opened. Let’s wait and see. We gave free rein to the CID police.

CONGRESS CALLS FOR SM’S RESIGNATION

Meanwhile, Karanataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar said he and Siddaramaiah were demanding the resignation of Home Minister Araga Jnanendra over the PSI scam.

“Tomorrow Siddaramaiah and I will hold a CP on this subject. The Minister of Home Affairs had asserted that no one was involved in the scam in the assembly, but the whole government apparatus was involved,” the Karnataka Congress leader said.

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