Journalist’s body taken in dustcart, sparks outrage, Mysore CM seeks report

Bengaluru: In one more case lightness the insensitive angle of policemen, it’s currently return to light-weight that the body of a TV journalist, World Health Organization was killed in AN accident, was transported in an exceedingly dustcart by cops on duty in Mysore.

According to cuckoo, Mounish Pothraj, twenty eight was heading home to Shirahatti in Gadag once his bike crashed into a tree on Sunday.
Pothraj suffered fatal injuries and died in real time when the accident. A case was conjointly registered at Hangal
Police Station.

Policemen later emotional his body to the Hangal Government hospital in an exceedingly municipal dustcart thanks to ”unavailability of vehicles”.

It was conjointly rumored that once the body was delivered to the hospital, the workers refused to the touch it unless they were paid and wrapped it in an exceedingly torn artefact.

The hospital took action solely when journalists from Sirsi and Hangal vulnerable to stage a dharna.

Meanwhile, a video of the body being taken in an exceedingly dustcart was wide shared on the social media and it presently went microorganism.

The incident triggered widespread outrage and severe condemnation from the journalist’s family and therefore the media fraternity.

Haveri SP K Parashuram later aforementioned the police had tried to urge a non-public vehicle to hold the body however nothing was on the market thanks to the pageant rush.

Taking cognizance of the matter, Mysore Chief Minister Siddaramaiah nowadays sought-after a report on why the journalist’s body was transferred in an exceedingly dustcart by the native police.
Taking to Twitter, Siddaramaiah aforementioned that he had asked the extra Director General of Police (Northern Range) to probe the matter.

“I am offended to browse this. I actually have asked ADGP & Commissioner of Traffic & Road Safety to urge a report into this incidence from the IGP of the Northern vary & take action,” Siddaramaiah tweeted.-fa9news

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