Bengaluru: The state government on Friday placed Alok Kumar, the Additional Commissioner of Bengalru West in a IGP level post in the Internal Security Division (ISD). Alok Kumar, an IGP rank officer, WAS suspended for his alleged link with the main accused in the single number lottery scam.
At the same time, the government transferred Pratap Reddy, IGP of CID (Administration) as Additional Commissioner of Bengaluru West in the existing vacancy due to suspension of Alok Kumur.
Alok Kumar was suspended on May 24 by the Chief Minister SIddaramaiah after his call details proved his link with the single number lottery scam accused Pari Raran. However, Alok Kumar had said that he has friendship with Pari Rajan and does not have any connection with the single number lottery scam. Later the investigation was handed over to CBI by the Siddaramaiah government following the demand from the opposition parties and public.
KV Sharath Chandra,Inspeclor Generat of Police, Administration (Chief Office) Bengaluru is transferred as Inspector General of Police, Criminal Investigation Department, Bengaluru.
S Rangaswamy Naik, Superintendent of Police, Chamaraianugar District, Chamarajanagar has been transferred as Deputy Commandant General, Home Guards & Ex-officio Deputy Director of Civil Defence, Bengaluru. Kuldeep Kumar R.Jain, Commandant, First Battalion, Karnataka State Reserve Police, Bengaluru is transferred as Superintendent of Police, Chamarajanagar District.