Former IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni murder case: Son-in-law lodges complaint against neighbour
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Former IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni murder case: Son-in-law lodges complaint against neighbour

November 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A day after former Intelligence Bureau (IB) Officer R.N. Kulkarni was fatally knocked down by a car when he was on his routine evening walk in Manasagangothri campus on Nov. 4, his son-in-law has lodged a complaint with the jurisdictional Jayalakshmipuram Police accusing Kulkarni’s neighbour of being involved in the incident.

Kulkarni’s son-in-law Sanjay Angadi, in his complaint lodged with the Jayalakshmipuram Police on the morning of Nov. 5, said that he and his wife Parinita (Kulkarni’s daughter) live in the United States and his family used to be in regular touch with Kulkarni through WhatsApp call. His father-in-law told him that his (Kulkarni) neighbour Madappa had begun construction of a building to the South of his residence in violation of the MCC bylaws in respect of setback.

Later, Kulkarni filed a complaint with the MCC and petitioned a City Civil Court against Madappa, charging him of illegal construction. Subsequently, the Court issued an injunction order restraining Madappa     from construction.

But Madappa moved the High Court and submitted an affidavit that he would demolish the building if the Court issues an order against him (Madappa). Accordingly, the High Court disposed off the Injunction order issued by the Civil Court, Angadi said.

Continuing, Angadi in his complaint, said that later his father-in-law often used to tell him that Madappa, his children and their associates have been hatching a plot to kill him using Innova car No.KA-09/EY 8190, Fortuner cars bearing Reg. No. KA- 09/ MA 1890 and KA-09/ M 3177. Thereafter, upon his (Angadi) advice, Kulkarni lodged a complaint at the local Police Station, the Office of the City Police Commissioner and even the Prime Minister, accusing Madappa of plotting to kill him.

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In the meantime, Kulkarni also lodged a complaint with the MCC charging Madappa of illegally constructing the house, following which the MCC Commissioner had issued notices to Madappa on June 23, 2022 and July 14, 2022 asking him to stop any further construction.

But despite the notices, Madappa continued with the construction of his house and subsequently, his father-in law (Kulkarni) filed a suit in a City Court against the MCC authorities for failing to stop the construction, which is being heard in the Court.

Amidst this development, the MCC authorities on Nov.2 ordered Madappa to demolish the house as the construction was violative of building byelaws. Madappa, who continued to nurse a grudge against Kulkarni, had hatched a plot to kill his father-in law (Kulkarni) and in this backdrop it is certain that Madappa and his family members are behind the incident, Sanjay Angadi said in his complaint to the Police.

Following the complaint, the Jayalakshmipuram Police have registered a case (FIR No.57/2022) under Sections 302 (murder) and 34 (Involvement of more than one person in the crime) of IPC on Nov. 5.

Funeral held this morning

Meanwhile, the last rites of former IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni was held at Harishchandra Ghat at the foot of Chamundi Hill this morning, according to family sources.

After the conduct of post-mortem, the Police had handed over the body of Kulkarni to his family members, following which the body was kept in the mortuary of Suyog Hospital in Ramakrishnanagar. Before post-mortem, the body was kept at MMC&RI mortuary.

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Kulkarni’s body was brought from Suyog Hospital this morning to his residence in Sharadadevinagar at 8 am where it was kept for people to pay last respects till 9.30 am. The last rites were held at Harishchandra Ghat at the foot of Chamundi Hill.

Kulkarni’s son Rohan R. Kulkarni, who stays abroad, came to Mysuru on Sunday evening, while Kulkarni’s daughter Parinita arrived from the US late on Sunday night to attend their father’s last rites, it is learnt.

11 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Former IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni murder case: Son-in-law lodges complaint against neighbour”

  1. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    Toom much of illegally-acquired money laundered through construction of houses and extensions in Mysore.
    Mr Angadi, nice name but brash attitude cannot accuse a neighbour of murdering his father-in-law without evidence, whatever animosity existed between the 2 neighbours.
    This is probably a typical hit and run hired hitman case. Hard to get evidence. One would have assumed that a retired intelligence officer, who was any good, would have been more careful. That patch of the UOM Campus, is private to the university, and not for evening walks. Right to close that space now. Make it permanent.
    As for his son-in-law Mr Angadi, formerly a student of a second rate Kettering University in USA, he should know in the USA, neighbour like this will settle the dispute with a shot gun! Throwing accusations in public is daft. In the USA, he would be sued for millions of Dollars!
    Let the Police do their work.

  2. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    Correction: Too much

  3. Raj says:

    Police are at fault for not providing help to this accomplished officer who has served the country . Indian bureaucracy failed this brave retired citizen. Arrest the accused and make sure justice is served. As the local police has failed let a higher authority investigate interrogate the accused.

  4. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    Hey Raj
    Who is the accused.? Not what this person’s son-in -law says without investigation and collecting evidence . Just because some one has a dispute with a neighbour doees not mean pointing finder at that person is all you need as evidence.
    First, this retired intelligence officer was in fact trespassing the UOM property, and being a retired official does not mean he can wander into walking what is the UOM space without permission.
    In his professional life as an intelligence officer, he must have created many enemies and that needs investigation too.
    Why should police provide escort to a retired official. It is not their job to accompany every official who has retired, there must be hundreds of them.
    You are spouting nonsense. Leave it to the police to investigate.

  5. Raj says:

    Response to comments (Magadi Kempegowda)
    The accomplished gentleman was not trespassing on any UOM property and general public are allowed to walk till this episode of murder . 2) I wanted to correct your ignorance on USA first amendment rights which gives free speech as a constitutional right without risk of censure.
    The family has every right to complain to police about prior conflicts the gentleman had to help police investigate further. Please refrain from making personal comments on family members when they are grieving. It’s again our religion and inhumane.
    Prayers for family

  6. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    Hey Raj
    The first amendment right works in the USA, not in India. Even then, the Homeland Security have ajob to do, if a resident oversteps the mark.
    You are such a dimwit not to realise this. Wild accusation in India lands once in trouble, as the laws in India are different.
    The UOM has said that it is not the public place to walk. Just check what they have said. Iy was a trespass. Again, a dimwitted observation. The UOM has closed this walking space meaning its is private to the UOM.

  7. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    Correction: It was a trespass

  8. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    Further to what I posted above.
    This area where the public walk and jog is strictly a private area owned by the UOM. This retired officer who complained about an illegal construction is happy to walk on the area , with no permission given to him by the UOM-an illegal act, amounts to trespassing!
    The UOM has stated this clearly in their statement, and have since closed this area for the public.
    This officer had the option to to take legal action , forcing the other party to respond, and bring in the MCC into the dispute quickly, so that they will have to respond whether the other party had planning permission for the construction.
    As for @Raj quoting first amendment, but accusing any one of murder is open to suing that person even in the USA. In any case, this is India, and such accusation is a serious violation of the laws of the land. Next, this fool will also quote the second amendment too!
    Very often the MCC is accused of gross corrupt practices, which is very irresponsible . One can see that the voice of the reader is another contractor, who prattles as if he is honest! Well, that is his opinion.
    Let the police investigate.

  9. raj says:

    Dear sir
    Please read the news story from today about arrest in the case . The suspicions of family and accusations were True. Pray for the family

  10. Magadi Kempegowda says:

    This is just the arrest. The other party will go to court-the high court and the supreme court, as it is a murder case.
    This is no way a closed case. Police are known to force confession through violence.

  11. duplicate Gowda says:

    Insane person has new avatar today as Kempegowda and Sattarwala..

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