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Karnataka HC Halts Proceedings Against Bengaluru Police Commissioner For Alleged Delay In Ramesh Jarkiholi

Pant and the other two police officials approached the Karnataka High Court seeking to quash the order passed by a lower court on Tuesday.

Bengaluru City Police Commissioner Kamal Pant. (Photo: Twitter)

New Delhi: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday by way of interim relief halted the operation, execution and any sort of further proceedings that may be initiated against the Bengaluru police commissioner Kamal Pant and the other two officers.

Bengaluru police commissioner Kamal Pant and two other officers moved the Karnataka high court a day after a lower court on Tuesday ordered a probe against the three police officers for allegedly delaying the filing of an FIR against Ramesh Jarkiholi in an alleged sexual harassment case.

Pant and the other two police officials approached the Karnataka High Court seeking to quash the order passed by the additional chief metropolitan magistrate court directed the Cubbon park police to investigate a private complaint filed against the police officers under section 156 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) for allegedly delaying registration of First Information Report (FIR) in the alleged sex CD scan involving former Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi.

A single Judge bench of Justice Sreenivas Harish Kumar on Thursday heard the petition.

ALSO READ: Court Orders Investigation Into Delay In Filing FIR Against Ramesh Jarkiholi In Sexual Assault Case

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