Following the protest by prisoners to transfer Krishna Kumar, chief superintendent of Bengaluru Central Prisons at Parappana Agrahara also has been transferred.
The direction from Under Secretary of Karnataka government, MR Shobha has issued an order to transfer Krishna Kumar from his post at the Bengaluru Prisons with immediate effect.
Krishna Kumar was accused of beating up prisoners who provided footage of DIG Roopa's visit and alleged illegal activities inside the Parappana Agrahara jail. Around 30 prisoners who were supporting then Prisons DIG Roopa after she exposed the illegal activities at the Parappana Agrahara.
The media showed that the prisoners were being shifted to Bellary Jail were limping and had to be dragged as they were not in a position to walk.
This is the third important transfer this day post-Sasikala Bribegate was broken by then DIG Roopa. Earlier this day, the government had issued the order to transfer DIG Roopa from the Bengaluru Prisons, and she will be the Deputy Inspector of Police and Commissioner of Traffic and Road Safety, Bengaluru. DGP HN Sathyanarayana also has been transferred but has not been given any post.
Superintendent R Anitha will take charge as the Cheif Superintendent of Bengaluru Prisons, a post which was earlier handled by Krishna Kumar.
Here is the document issued by the government, confirming the transfer of Krishnakumar with immediate effect.