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FIR against K'taka minister K J George in DySP Ganapathy suicide case

DECCAN CHRONICLE / PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Oct 26, 2017, 8:45 pm IST
Updated Oct 26, 2017, 8:45 pm IST
The body of Ganapathy was found hanging at Vinayaka lodge  in Madikeri on 7th July 2016. (Photo: File)
 The body of Ganapathy was found hanging at Vinayaka lodge  in Madikeri on 7th July 2016. (Photo: File)

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered an FIR against Karnataka minister K J George in connection with the suicide of Deputy SP M K Ganapathy.

The Supreme Court had ordered a CBI investigation into the death of M K Ganapathy, a deputy superintendent of Karnataka police, saying there were "startling facts" in the case which needed to be probed in a fair manner. 

DySP Ganapathy had died at Madikeri in Karnataka under mysterious circumstances on July 7 last year.

BJP state President BS Yeddyurappa had welcomed the apex court verdict ordering a CBI probe in the case.

The former CM had also demanded the resignation of Bengaluru Development minister KJ George, who was accused of driving the police officer to commit suicide.

The body of Ganapathy was found hanging at Vinayaka lodge  in Madikeri on 7th July 2016. Prior to his death, he gave an interview to the electronic media in which he accused former minister KJ George and two senior police officers Pranab Mohanthy and AM Prasad.  

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