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Cop death case: Recovery of bullet raises doubts, Yeddyurappa

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

unit president and former chief minister today said therecovery of a bullet by from a hotel room in Madikeriwhere DySP M K Ganapathy was found dead under mysterious circumstances raised many doubts.

Ganapathy was found dead in his hotel room on July 7 last year, soon after giving an interview to a local Kannada channel, in which he alleged the then home minister K J George and two senior IPS officers Pranob Mohanty and A MPrasad had harassed him.


The state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had given a clean chit to all the three.

Unhappy with the CID probe, Ganapathy's family approached the Supreme Court, which has directed to probe the case.

The CBI, which began investigation recently recovered a bullet yesterday in the hotel one-and-half years after the incident.

Yeddyurappa said the recovery of the bullet shows howthe CID investigated the case.

"The recovery of another bullet shows how the investigation was done and how attempts were made to hush-up the case," he alleged.

Ever since the supreme directed the to investigate the case, the has been demanding that chief minister Siddaramaiah should remove Bengaluru Development Minister K J George from his cabinet.

However, Siddaramaiah has rejected the demand.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 20:28 IST
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