Case Against Karnataka Minister, Family Alleges Threat, Attempts Suicide

Case Towards Karnataka Minister, Household Alleges Risk, Makes an attempt Suicide

A case has been registered towards Karnataka Tourism, Ecology and Atmosphere Minister Anand Singh for allegedly threatening a household, whose members later tried to set themselves on hearth, over a land dispute, police stated on Wednesday.

The FIR has been registered towards the minister and three others following a criticism lodged by D Polappa, underneath the Prevention of Atrocities Towards SC-ST Act, and sections 504 and 506 of the IPC, they stated.

The case pertains to a dispute over a chunk of land in a village within the district, between members of a group and Mr Polappa, who belongs to SC group.

Throughout the Minister’s go to to the village on Tuesday, the members of the group have requested him to assist resolve the dispute.

In his criticism, Mr Polappa alleged that the minister had threatened to burn his complete household.