BENGALURU: A man on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide after blaming former BJP minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) officer of mentally torturing him.
The deceased, identified as Ramesh Gowda, was reportedly the driver of KAS officer Bheema Nayak. He committed suicide by consuming poison last night in Maddur (Mandya district) of Karnataka.
Driver also alleges that G Janardhana Reddy paid 20% commission to the Karnataka Administrative Service officer
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A suicide note has also been recovered from the spot, where he was found that claimed J. Reddy had converted Rs 100 crore black money into white following demonetisation.
He also alleged that Reddy paid a 20 percent commission to the KAS officer for his daughter’s marriage.
“In a suicide note, Gowda has alleged he was being harassed because he knew details of the conversion of Rs 100 crore worth of black money belonging to G Janardhan Reddy by Bheema Nayak for a 20 per cent commission,” Inspector KR Prasad of Maddur police station in Mandya district added.
Police is investigating the matter.
With inputs from ANI