Karnataka: Special land acquisition officer, driver arrested

Updated: Dec 12, 2016, 10:25 IST | Agencies

A special land acquisition officer and another person named by his driver in a note before allegedly committing suicide last week, have been arrested by the Mandya Police here yesterday

Kalburgi: A special land acquisition officer and another person named by his driver in a note before allegedly committing suicide last week, have been arrested by the Mandya Police here yesterday.

Ramesh K C allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at a lodge at Maddur in Mandya district on December 6, leaving a note in which he has listed out alleged illegalities committed by Bheema Nayak, special land acquisition officer (Bengaluru) and held him and his personal driver Mohammad responsible for his death.

Ramesh had also alleged that there was a threat to his life as he was in the know of illegalities allegedly committed by the officer and how he got money converted into white for the wedding of mining baron G Janardhan Reddy's daughter recently. The note claims that Reddy got R100 crore converted into white money for his daughter’s marriage with the help of Nayak.

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