Karnataka Government has been suspended Yeshwanthpur’s Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Aswathnarayan for not managing the Tanzanian girl brutally assaulted case seriously.
Previously, the Head officials has suspended four police officers, counting a police inspector, after City Police Commissioner N.S. Megharikh go through a report prepared by Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP), West, Charan Reddy on the suspected policemen’s tolerance even as crowd at Hesaraghatta overreacted with their wild actions on a Tanzanian girl student stripped her and burnt two cars on Sunday night.
The cops who are deputed by officials have been recognized as Praveen Babu, the police inspector, Manjunath, a constable, attached to the Peenya police station, V. Jagdish, constable attached to Soladevanahalli police station, and C.K. Honnesh, a traffic police constable with the Jalahalli traffic police station.
According to source that Constables Manjunath and Jagdish were at the incident location while the Tanzanian girl was stripped and assaulted, however failed to protect the girl. They could have reported their senior officials regarding the hotness of the incident, or called for more police force so that it could have been sent to prevent the incident.
It was a clear negligence of responsibility as they failed to stop the crowd attack when it went wild. The victim, too, who has given a statement to the police that the two constables did not protect girl from the gang and stick up seeing in spite of she running near to everyone requesting for help and interference, the source detailed. The two constables’ reports confirmed with that of the victim’s version, and the two were placed under suspension.
Inspector G. Praveen Babu not only failed to control the situation, but also did not take any action to investigate the case. Honnesh, who was suspended on duty at the incident occurred place, did not alerted his seniors about the rampaging mob and failed to execute his responsibilities as per the regular working way, the report stated.
The officials of Ministry of External Affairs who arrived in the city on Friday received a report from state government. Finding out the solution to brush it off as a case of road rage and mob fury, the state officers not accepted to term it a racist attack.