Hosakote Taluk Health Officer Dr Manjunath, who was reported to be missing, was found in Hirisave, Hassan district, on Friday. Hirisave police took him into
Dr Manjunath had gone missing a day after he conducted a raid on a private hospital and recovered Rs 10 lakh worth medicines stored and sold illegally, on December 15. His family members had lodged a missing complaint with the police.
Hirisave police, who received information that he was travelling in a car from Hassan, on National Highway 75, intercepted the vehicle near Hassan-Mandya border toll. They alerted the higher officials and later handed him over to Tumakuru district police.
When contacted, sub-inspector Srinivas said that he has no information as the probe is being conducted at the police station, where the case is registered.