Karnataka DIG of Prison D Roopa, who exposed VVIP perks to Sasikala in Bengaluru jail, transferred

A government notification issued these days says the 2000-batch Indian Police Service officer is “transferred with immediate impact and denote till any orders” as officer of Police and Commissioner for Traffic and Road Safety.

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  • She transferred with immediate impact and denote till any orders.
  • Roopa had aforesaid a special room was functioning within the jail for Sasikala.
  • Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered the probe.

Karnataka’s Deputy Inspector of General (Prisons) D Roopa, whose report alleging bribes created to high officers for discriminatory treatment to AIADMK (Amma) chief VK Sasikala in an exceedingly Bengaluru jail triggered a large disceptation, has been transferred.
A government notification issued these days says the 2000-batch Indian Police Service officer is “transferred with immediate impact and denote till any orders” as officer of Police and Commissioner for Traffic and Road Safety.
Last week, Roopa had submitted a report back to DGP (Prisons) Sathyanarayana Rao alleging that there have been “talks” that Rs a pair of large integer exchanging hands to allow “preferential treatment” together with associate degree exclusive room and alternative perks to Sasikala. Roopa’s report had alleged that the bribe was paid to Rao, WHO rubbished the charge whereas the authorities on July thirteen ordered a high-level probe into the allegations.

In her four-page report once visiting the central jail on July ten, Roopa had aforesaid a special room was functioning within the jail here for Sasikala, a convict in an exceedingly corruption case, in violation of the foundations.
Sasikala has been lodged at the Parappana Agrahara central jail in Bengaluru since her conviction in February in an exceedingly disproportionate assets case beside her 2 relatives, VN Sudhakaran and Elavarasi, all serving a four-year jail term.
Taking “serious cognisance” of the allegations of irregularities within the central jail, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered the probe and warned of “strict action” supported the inquiry report, if anyone was found concerned in wrong-doing.
“It is completely against the rulebook,” Siddaramaiah aforesaid, expressing open annoyance over the general public comments created by Roopa on her report, that has additionally brought her superior and alternative jail officers below a cloud of graft allegations.
Roopa was asked to allow a reply to the notice served on her, whereas an enquiry was ordered into the costs created by her against DGP (Prisons) Sathyanarayana Rao et al..

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