Mangalore, October 21: The Mangalore police commissioner R Hithendra has passed an order on Monday October 20th, to dismiss Kavoor Sub-Inspector Umesh Kumar from service on the allegations faced by him for assaulting a Hindu activist Charan, a Moodushedde resident.
A case had been filed against Charan. Charan was granted bail from the court over this case. It was alleged that, post the bail; Sub-Inspector took Charan to the Police station and assaulted him badly there.
Charan who was badly injured was treated at Wenlock hospital. He had lodged a complaint at the Kavoor police station against the Sub-Inspector Umesh Kumar on October 9th.
The Vishwa hindu parishat and Bajranga Dhal activists had staged a protest in front of the Police commissioners office demanding suspension of the Sub-Inspector for assaulting Charan seriously. Since no actions were taken, protest was staged in front of the Kavoor station for three long days by blocking the road there demanding suspension of the accused official.
Meanwhile, former chief-minister Yedurappa, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and others visited the Kavoor station had discussion with the officials and ordered to dismiss the accused Sub-Inspector. Moreover the BJP state president Prahallad Joshi who visited Mangalore also demanded to suspend the accused Kavoor Sub-Inspector.
As the case became serious, commissioner had instructed Moodbidri inspector Ananthpadmanabha to investigate the case. He had submitted a report which proved the truth, after conducting investigations with DCP Vishnuvardhan. Based on this, the Sub-Inspector Umesh Kumar has been suspended.