Anupama Shenoy case: Ballari SP to appear before Women Commission

10:35 AM, Monday, July 11th, 2016

Manjula-manasaMandya: Karnataka State Commission for Women (KSCW) Chairperson Manjula Manasa, on Saturday, said Ballari Superintendent of Police (SP) R Chetan will appear before the commission in connection with the resignation of Kudligi Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Anupama Shenoy on July 16.

Speaking to reporters here, she said that the SP and former DySP will appear before the commission as part of the investigation. “SP Chetan has already responded to a notice issued to him in connection with allegations by Shenoy. In his letter, the SP has mentioned that he has not harassed Shenoy in any form and has treated her like any other officers,” she said.

When asked about Mysuru Deputy Commissioner C Shikha’s case, the chairperson said, the commission had approached the DC but Shikha declined to lodge a complaint with the commission, stating that the police in Mysuru are investigating the case.

It can be recalled that Shikha has lodged a police complaint against K Marigowda, a close confidant of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and former Mysuru Zilla Panchayat president, after he along with his aides harassed and physically obstructed the deputy commissioner at the Government Guest House in Mysuru on July 3.

Manasa said, the commission takes up the cause of harried and deprived women, and the commission has registered 3,500 complaints since three years. Out of them, 850 cases have been resolved. A majority of the complaints are related to family issues and a maximum complaints are from South Karnataka region like Bengaluru, Ramanagaram, Mandya and Mysuru

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