Ganapathi case: FIR submitted to court

Ganapathi case: FIR submitted to court

The police submitted a copy of an FIR registered in connection with DySP M K Ganapathi suicide case to the JMF court in Madikeri on Wednesday.

The Madikeri Town police have registered the case as 0089/2016. Ganapathi’s son Nehal is the complainant. Former Minister K J George is the Accused No 1, IGP Pronab Mohanty is Accused No 2 and ADGP A M Prasad is Accused No 3 as per the FIR.

The FIR has been registered under IPC Section 306 against the three. The FIR states: “It is known to me by the media and police that my father M K Ganapathi has died after hanging himself in room number 315 of Vinayaka Lodge in Madikeri. In the death declaration made by him, he has named K J George, Pronab Mohanty and A M Prasad and has said that these three are the reason for his death.My father has died only because of the harassment by these three accused. They have used their powers so as to prevent the police from initiating any action. They have provoked my father to commit suicide”.

The local police are yet to serve notices to the three suspects.

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