KAS officer accused of abetting suicide gets bail

KAS officer accused of abetting suicide gets bail

KAS officer accused of abetting suicide gets bail

 A Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) officer, who was booked for driving a girl to suicide, approached the local court and sought anticipatory bail, recently.

The police said that the local court granted bail to Niranjan Babu, an assistant commissioner (land acquisition) in the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA). He was questioned about his relationship with the deceased Chaitra, 21. He claimed that Chaitra is not his wife, as claimed by her and her family members.

Harassment

A few weeks ago, Chaitra was found hanging at a paying guest accommodation at RMV Extension. Her parents said Babu and Chaitra were in a relationship and were staying together. On several occasions, Chaitra had asked him to marry her but he used to harass her. Based on a complaint by Chaitra's parents, a case was registered against Babu.

Chaitra also posted on her Facebook account that she had married Babu in Tirupati. Before she committed suicide, she deactivated her Facebook account. “We have sought the help of a technical team to retrieve the data. Babu lives with his wife and children in Tumukuru. He used to travel to the city daily to attend office,” added the police.

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