Pramesh S Jain. Yogesh K Porwar
Karnataka Home minister,Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday announced the formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Soumendhu Mukherjee Additional Commissioner of police West to investigate into the case pertaining to the alleged sex tape of former minister Ramesh Jarkiholi.
The state government formed SIT to probe the alleged scandal involving Ex-Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi,Basavaraj Bommai, Home minister, said.
After attending a meeting chaired by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and senior police officers,it was decided to set up SIT.
He added that Bengaluru police commissioner Kamal Pant has been asked to appoint Additional Commissioner of Police (West) Soumendu Mukherjee to head the SIT,and to submit the report after the probe to find out people involved and the source of CD and motive behind it.
Earlier Jarkiholi brothers who hired private detectives to probe the People behind the alleged scandal to implicate him.
Mr.Ramesh requested the Home minister stating that through this people behind the scandal have asssasinated his character and also conspired to defame him through political conspiracy .
Mr.Ramesh while submitting the request demanded CBI or CID probe.
Meanwhile the cubbon park police continue to track down the woman in the video clips will hand over the details of the probe to the SIT.
BJP MLA,Jarkiholi had stepped down as Karnataka’s water resources minister on March 3 amid allegations of sexual harassment against him. The formation of the SIT comes a day after Jarkiholi claimed that he was aware of the political conspiracy being hatched against him for around four months.
Meanwhile Days after an alleged sex video of former Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi was beamed across television channels,Bengaluru City Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant issued a directive,citing a Karnataka High Court order on March 6,prohibiting networks from airing content not in adherence to existing rules.
Any channel airing a programme that offends against good taste or decency,among other restrictions,can be charged under the Cable Television Networks Rules,the Bengaluru Police chief said in the order issued to all broadcasters on Tuesday.
The order cited Section 19 of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act,which prohibits all the broadcasts,which are not strictly in conformity in terms of programming code as defined under Cable Television Network Rules.
It warned that any violation of the direction would be liable for prosecution.