Mangaluru: At a press meet held on Sunday March 28, Youth Congress leader Mithun Rai said that the 'press meet' where the parents of the woman involved in the sleaze CD case levelled allegations again KPCC president D K Shivakumar, was sponsored by the special investigation team (SIT) on the case.
Speaking to the media on Saturday March 27, the woman's parents and brother accused D K Shivakumar of 'using a girl from the ST community' for playing 'dirty politics', adding that they had handed over all evidence of his involvement to the SIT.
Mithun Rai said that though the victim filed a complaint through her advocate alleging sexual exploitation on promise of job, SIT officials have failed to arrest the accused. He also said that the accused is involved in destruction of evidence.
"Yesterday's press meet held by the family member of the victim was sponsored by SIT. Why were the family members silent till now, and why did they not appear before SIT to record their statement for the past 25 days?" he questioned. He also said that the victim should appear before the court and give statement before the magistrate.
Mithun Rai announced that he will hold a protest in front of SIT office in Bengaluru from March 29 till SIT arrests the accused.
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