Audiogate hits B'luru police; Compol Bhaskar Rao orders probe

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Audiogate hits B'luru police; Compol Bhaskar Rao orders probe

Audiogate hits B'luru police; Compol Bhaskar Rao orders probe

Bhavana S   ¦    Aug 09, 2019 10:27:43 AM (IST)

Audiogate hits B\'luru police; Compol Bhaskar Rao orders probe-1Bengaluru: It is an open secret in the city police circles that a section of senior officials are not happy with the appointment of Bhaskar Rao as the new Commissioner of Police, as his predecessor Alok Kumar was shunted out merely a month after taking charge. Now, an audio tape regarding lobbying for the commissioner's post has surfaced

In the recording being circulated on social media, an alleged senior officer can be heard talking about lobbying for the commissioner's post. The names of senior Congress leaders were also heard in the conversion. After the tape was circulated, compol Bhaskar Rao ordered an investigation into the same.

DCP (Central) Sandeep Patil has also asked that the matter be investigated.

According to sources, this recording was made by the police themselves.