Deputy SP MK Ganapati commits suicide in Karnataka

July 08, 2016 | 12:22 PM | 1 Views
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In the second such instance in Karnataka this week, Deputy Superintendent of Police M K Ganapati of this city allegedly committed suicide in Madikeri on Thursday.
Ganapti (51) was found hanging from the ceiling fan in a room at a lodge in Madikeri where he had gone, police said.
He left behind a purported 'suicide note', they said, adding the reason for him taking the extreme step was not
clear.
According to reports, the officer reportedly named Congress leader and Bangalore City Development Minister–KJ George, his son and two senior police officers in his note.
In an interview, KJ George’s son said, "Don’t know why I was named in Ganapathi’s suicide note. I knew ganpati when he was posted."
The DySP, in an interview to a local news channel in Madikeri, alleged that a politician and higher police officials were harrassing him, police said.
Reacting to the incident, Opposition leader in the Assembly Jagadish Shettar said that BJP would take up the issue in the session and launch a protest, demanding the resignation of guilty police officials and the politician.
Ganapati was a native of Munjarayapattana, Siddhapur near Madikeri and belonged to the 1991 batch. He was a former sportsman and entered service through the sports quota.

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