RTI Activist arrested by Chennamanakere Achukattu police in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain

.RTI activist has been arrested by the Chennammana Kere Acchukattu police on charges of threatening an assistant engineer of the BBMP.

The accused has been identified as, Krishnamurthy Gowda,aRTI activist and Reporter of Surya Voice Newspaper a resident of Nagendra block.

Senior officer told media persons,Shwetha B,an assistant engineer of Kathriguppe BBMP ward office, had lodged a complaint on Saturday stating that Gowda was coming to her office and was enquiring about matters not related to him, thereby wasting the time of the goverment staff. Besides,he was also following her when she out on offical work.

“On Saturday around 4 pm,Gowda allegedly entered her cabin while she was in a discussion with a consultant and abused her for no reason, threatening he would ensure that she loses her job.

Based on her complaint, CK Achukattu police inspector, Janardhan PR and his team arrested Krishnamurthy Gowda a Reporter of Surya Voice Newspaper and a RTI activist and has been produced before the judge for further investigation he added.