In the wake of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said the state BJP government has failed to rein in such elements and claimed that there is a strong nexus between leaders and sand mafia.
Terming the death of IAS officer DK Ravi as unfortunate, Congress leader PC Chacko on Wednesday said the state CID must be allowed to investigate the case before a request for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is made.
Union Law and Justice Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday said the Karnataka government must refer the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further investigation.
IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Tuesday termed Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi's death as a grave incident, calling for the Bengaluru Police to look into the case with 'utmost seriousness'.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday condemned the death of an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi, urging the Karnataka government to come out with the facts that led to his 'shocking' demise.
Social activist Nutan Thakur on Tuesday appealed for a thorough investigation in the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi, who took on the sand mafia in Karnataka's Kolar district, terming his decease 'suspicious'.
A police constable was on Thursday injured when sand mafia attacked a mining inspection team after it seized tractor-trolleys allegedly carrying sand without valid documents near a village in the district.
The driver of a tractor carrying illegally mined sand tried to kill Pusapatirega revenue inspector B Muralikrishna after he tried to stop the vehicle near Konayyapalem under Pusapatirega police station limits on Monday.
In yet another shocking incident, a police constable was mercilessly killed when he was run over by the tractor of a local sand mafia, while trying to stop alleged sand smuggling in Tamil Nadu`s Vellore district on Sunday.