A complaint has been filed against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and 27 other ministers with the Karnataka Lokayukta on May 04, 2017 the ver transfer of police officers in the state.
Last year, 41 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers were transferred in a major reshuffle of the police force in Karnataka on December 31.
Besides Siddaramaiah and his ministers, Venugopal has also named 21 police officers in his complaint. Venugopal alleged that police officials paid money to ministers for favorable transfers and appointments.
Those who were transferred from their posts included the then police commissioner of Bengaluru city, N. S Megharik, who was made the chief of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).