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Probe Into Death Of Karnataka Council Deputy Chairman On: Minister

Inquiry into SL Dharmegowda’s loss of life is on, the minister mentioned. (Representational)


Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday mentioned {that a} preliminary inquiry into the loss of life of state’s Legislative Council Deputy Chairman SL Dharmegowda was on and needed motion shall be taken primarily based on the report.

Speaking to reporters, he mentioned, “The police is conducting a preliminary investigation regarding the postmortem report, death note, circumstantial evidence.. based on the findings, further action will be taken.”

Mr Bommai mentioned the method is on, the procedures concerning circumstantial proof, postmortem and inquest studies would require a while.

“Preliminary inquiry is on.. once it is over we will know the exact reason (of the death),” he added.

SL Dharmegowda (64), an MLC from JD(S), was discovered useless on a rail monitor in Chikkamagaluru district early on Tuesday, with police sources claiming he died by suicide.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday known as for high-level probe by an impartial company into the loss of life of Mr Dharmegowda.


“We have taken note of what the Lok Sabha Speaker has said, we have taken it seriously, once the preliminary report comes we will see how to go about and take necessary action,” Mr Bommai mentioned in response.

Several political leaders together with JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswamy and SL Bhoje Gowda (JDS MLC), who can also be the brother of the departed have expressed apprehensions that the flip of occasions on the council on December 15 might need led to Mr Gowda taking such a drastic step, as he was ”deeply pained” by it.

According to studies, Gowda is alleged to have talked about the incident that happened on the Legislative Council, in his purported loss of life notice.

Dharme Gowda was on the centre of December 15’s excessive drama within the LC, which noticed BJP-JDS and Congress members hurling abuses and pushing one another over a row pertaining to no-confidence movement in opposition to Chairman Okay Pratapachandra Shetty.

During the ruckus, Gowda was pulled down from the Chair (Chairman’s seat) by some Congress MLCs, accusing him of occupying it as Deputy Chairman in opposition to guidelines, as a part of the
BJP’s plan to unseat Chairman Shetty, who’s from the Congress.

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