Unknown persons forge Tigalara Sangha’s letterhead

Unknown persons forge Tigalara Sangha’s letterhead

Unknown persons forged the letterhead of the Vahnikula Tigalara Kshatriya association and leveled allegations against a government-appointed president of a temple committee of the Muzrai department in central Bengaluru.

association of Vahnikula Tigalara Kshatriya Veera Kumarara Sangha, which holds Bengaluru’s acclaimed ‘Karaga’ festival, filed a complaint with the city police regarding the matter.

The allegations were also despatched as petitions to Religious and Charitable Endowment Department, principal secretary-revenue department, deputy commissioner and assistant deputy commissioner-Muzrai department, besides the CBI and the city police commissioner.

The Sangha’s general secretary Sethuram J lodged a complaint with the Halasurugate police, who filed an FIR against unknown persons for forgery and cheating.

In his complaint, Sethuram said the unknown persons forged their letterhead and their President Suresh Raju’s signature and listed a series of allegations spanning eight to nine pages.

“The allegations were against A Rajagopal, president of Dharmaraya Temple committee, a government-appointed Muzrai designation,” he said.

“The letter said Rajagopal was unfit for the position since he was a Rowdy and a henchman of Jayaraj, a rowdy sheeter in the area.”

The letter also alleged that Rajagopal was doing real-estate business where he illegally acquired properties and land, Sethuram added.

The letters were addressed to the Muzrai minister, principal secretary-revenue, Religious and Charitable Endowment Department, deputy and assistant commissioners of the muzrai department, the CBI and the city police commissioner’s office.

The Sangha learnt of the letters from the authorities on November 24, following which they held an internal inquiry and lodged a police complaint on December 8. Halasurugate police said the persons misused the letterheads to settle score with the Sangha president on some personal rivalry. Further investigations are underway.