Pramesh S Jain. Yogesh K Porwar
A day after formation of SIT,the officials on friday picked up five persons including a woman who are linked to the CD.
,A seven-member SIT team has been formed to probe the scandal involving former state minister Ramesh Jarkiholi.Basavaraj Bommai,Home minister of Karnataka,had ordered the formation of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on March 10.
Bengaluru City Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant told reporters,The seven-member SIT team will be headed by Additional Commissioner of Police,(West)Soumendu Mukherjee,with senior officials,including CCB Joint Commissioner,Sandeep Patil,DCP, Central MN Anucheth,CCB DCP,Crime-1,KP Ravikumar,with,ACP,CCB,Dharmendra will assist the SIT in its probe along with,Police Inspectors,as,Maruthi B,of Cubbon park police station and Prashanth Babu of CCB technical wing officers will probe the case and if there is a need of more officers in case the team had can add more officers and men he added.
Senior officer told media persons,The police who have completed the tracking before the formation of SIT stepped up probe and detained a media person Bhuvith Aladhur from Ramnagar.
He was with the girl friend when the police swoop down and caught them.
Based on their information the police detained one more person in Vijayanagar and another person from Chamarajapete.
They were brought to SIT office in CID for questioning
The SIT is now probing to find out who are all behind the CD and their handlers.
These accused are said to be in touch with Dinesh Kallahalli and handed over CD.
A meeting was held on Friday morning to finalise the members of this SIT formed to investigate the scandal that led to Karnataka ex minister Ramesh Jarkiholi’s resignation.
Within hours of its formation,the SIT detained around nine individuals including a women who is said to be a roommate of alleged victim in the CD.
The SIT team pressed into action after formation the team which had prepared list of suspects after formation in 2 hours the team detained five persons including a woman,the team detained suspects from Vijayanagar,Chamarajapet, Chikkamagaluru,Vijayapura and Ramanagar.
One of the suspect has been identified as Bhuvit Aldur,a resident of Chikkamagaluru was picked by SIT team after getting technical evidence against all the suspects.
Sources said that the kingpin and mastermind behind this is still absconding and in preliminary Probe it was found that the CD has been uploaded from Bengaluru using Russia IP address as proxy ID and the CD was created by a expert they are questioning all the five suspects.
The kingpin and other team member with the prominent leader behind the conspiracy met in function with one of the suspects family function in Tumakuru recently and even the Women in the CD also attended the function the SIT team has got full album as photo’s of the function from where the conspiracy of CD has started and planned by the prominent leader to defame the BJP government.
The team has found that the CD was exchanged in RT Nagar by these suspects and they have handed over the CD to Dinesh kalahalli near one of the Metro station.
A team of the SIT has left for Andhra Pradesh to locate and detain a person of interest considered close to a prominent leader.
The SIT has intensified the probe and grilling the suspects to know who are behind this conspiracy and how they have executed it and it is alleged that totally six persons are from media in which four are and two masterminds are on run sources added.
SIT team has intensified the probe to nab all the masterminds and kingpin of the alleged fake CD and in coming days the prominent leader behind the major conspiracy will be exposed says Balachandra Jarkiholi.
Ordering the formation of an SIT to probe the matter, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai told reporters, In a letter,Ramesh Jarkiholi has said that there was a politically motivated attempt to defame him. He has requested a thorough investigation into the case.”
“Based on this, after having discussions with the chief minister and senior police officers,we have decided to form an SIT(Special Investigation Team) to probe who conspired in this case and where the CD was prepared,” Basavaraj Bommai had said.
Speaking to reporters here,HD Kumaraswamy said the state government has handed over the CD case to Special Investigation Team (SIT).
Against whom and on what basis the investigation will be conducted,he questioned, adding,I don’t know on what basis the probe was ordered.
The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) authorities might claim the CD is fake and nothing more can be expected. Several such cases, including former minister H Y Meti’s case, received a clean chit. No accused were punished in such cases, Kumaraswamy said.