Other reports from Bengaluru, Karnataka include: Karnataka Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials arrested IAS officer J Manjunath after the High Court shut down the agency on Monday for ‘protecting’ the officer despite the fact that two of his subordinates were allegedly caught receiving a bribe of Rs 5 lakh in exchange for a favorable order from him. Manjunath was the deputy commissioner of the urban district of Bengaluru before being recently transferred as director of the integrated child protection programme. Read more.
On Sunday, Karnataka Forest Department staff calmed and captured a 10-year-old tigress on the outskirts of Gopalswamy Betta under Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The tigress must be sent to a rehabilitation center in Mysuru.
Karnataka Police have booked an unidentified man who allegedly sought tourist arrangements in the Chamarajanagar district of the state by claiming to be a retired Indian Administrative Service Gujarat (IAS) officer working in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO ).
Chamarajnagar (DC) Deputy Commissioner Charulatha Somal filed a complaint with the police after receiving a call on June 27 from a man who identified himself as “Rao” from the PMO and requested travel arrangements for his family to the sights of the district. Read more.