High grounds police summoned President of BBMP contractors association and several others for questioning regarding the complaint accusing Deputy CM DK Shivakumar

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The High Grounds police summoned KT Manjunath, president of BBMP contractors association and several others to question them regarding the complaint they have submitted before the Governor accusing Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar demanding commission to release the pending bills .

The High grounds police on Thursday summoned the contractors and sought details related to the case.

The team headed by ACP questioned the contractors whether the signature in the petition submitted to the governor belonged to them and whether they have forcibly or willingly signed the petition.

The officials said that almost 50 per cent of the contractors questioning is done and recorded their statement while the remaining contractors who are signatory to the petition will be questioned soon.

A group of BBMP contractors led by the Association president filed a petition to Governor accusing DK Shivakumar is pressuring the officials not to release the bills despite the completions of work and sought necessary directions.

The governor’s office forwarded the petition to the jurisdictional police for inquiry into the allegations.