Contractor’s demise: Oppn calls for Okay’taka Minister’s arrest | Bengaluru

The opposition Congress in Karnataka on Tuesday demanded the arrest of Rural Enlargement and Panchayat…

The opposition Congress in Karnataka on Tuesday demanded the arrest of Rural Enlargement and Panchayat Raj Minister K S Eshwarappa and his dismissal from the Cabinet following the demise of a civil works contractor who had accused him of not easy 40 in keeping with cent charge on a freelance. 

Patil was once found out pointless in a resort inside the coastal town of Udupi on Tuesday with police suspecting it to be a case of suicide. “Santosh K Patil is a BJP worker himself, has obviously discussed that Eshwarappa is immediately in control of his demise. 

This comes beneath the weather (of offence) beneath Phase 300 of the IPC warranting punishment beneath Phase 302 (murder) of the IPC,” Congress leader Siddaramaiah advised journalists. “Right away Eshwarappa will have to be arrested and he will have to be brushed aside from the cabinet forthwith. 

The Leader Minister Basavaraj Bommai shouldn’t permit him to continue as minister in his cabinet since he’s coping with the murder value. It’s a serious offence punishable with existence imprisonment or demise penalty,” the former Leader Minister discussed. 

Patil from Belagavi district had previous alleged that Eshwarappa had demanded 40 in keeping with cent charge at the value of the contract paintings completed through him. The minister now not only brushed aside his allegations however moreover filed a defamation cross smartly with towards him. In his purported message on social media, Patil allegedly held the Minister in control of his demise. 

Relating to a DySP M K Ganapathi who devoted suicide right through his tenure since the Leader Minister accusing the then space minister K J George of exerting pressure, Siddaramaiah discussed primarily based most commonly at the private criticism, a case was once registered and accordingly, George had resigned. 

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The similar precedence will have to be followed, Siddaramaiah discussed. When asked about Eshwarappa’s statement that he himself has filed a defamation cross smartly with towards the contractor, Siddaramaiah discussed, “What Eshwarappa says is probably not crucial. He will have to be brushed aside from the cabinet, a case will have to be registered and he will have to be arrested primarily based most commonly on what Santosh Patil has discussed.” 

The Congress fundamental secretary and Karnataka in value Randeep Singh Surjewala alleged that communal passion is being flared up in Karnataka to “cover up rampant corruption” in Karnataka, which is “glaring from the instant case”. Later in a selection of tweets, Siddaramaiah discussed the “general BJP is in control of his demise”. 

“Collection of events suggest that Santosh Patil didn’t take the selection in haste. He had written letters to @PMOIndia @narendramodi & @MoRD_GOI @girirajsinghbjp to supply relief from corruption through @ikseshwarappa. All your @BJP4India is in control of his demise,” Siddaramaiah tweeted. 

Calling the Basavaraj Bommai government in Karnataka as ‘40% BJP Sarkar’, Siddaramaiah discussed, “Narendra Modi will have to be ashamed to coin the slogan ‘Na Khaunga, Na Khane Dunga’. He ought to limit himself to writing scripts for Bollywood films, instead of operating the government.. I’m now not sure if he’s capable to do even that.” Later, Congress activists staged a sign inside the city not easy the arrest of Eshwarappa and his expulsion from the Cabinet.