Bengaluru | Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar took a meeting of police officers on Tuesday regarding law and order situation in the state. As per the reports, DK Shivakumar focused on few incidents that took place in the state during the former BJP government during the high level meeting with top cops of Karnataka police. He laid emphasis that the new Congress government will not let saffronisation of police force in the stat. He said, “Are you trying to saffronise the police force? Our government will not allow this. I know how you people have insulted the department by wearing saffron in Manglore, Bijapur, Bagalkot. If you have some respect for the country, you should work with National flag.”
He mentioned about the involvement of an ADGP rank officer in PSI scam. He mentioned that the incident showed how corrupt the department is. He also said that the police tried to humiliate the image of Congress leader Priyank Kharge who made allegations regarding corruption during previous government.
The Congress leader said that there was a time when the state police department had a good reputation in the country. But you people have brought down the image.
Change Shall Start from Police Department : DK Shivakumar
DK Shivakumar said , “People are expecting big changes from the government. The change will start from Police Department. Whatever changes we shall be making, the message should go till public. In the same meeting, CM Siddaramaiah laid stress on stopping Moral Policing