Retired IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni murder case: Hearing on vacating stay on demolition posted to Feb. 6
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Retired IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni murder case: Hearing on vacating stay on demolition posted to Feb. 6

February 3, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A City Court that was hearing the issue of vacating the stay order on the demolition of the portion of the building next to the house of former Intelligence Bureau (IB) Officer R.N. Kulkarni in Sharadadevinagar, has adjourned the matter to Feb. 6.  The adjournment came this morning.

Principal District and Sessions Court had stayed the demolition of the illegal portion of the building till Jan. 4 and the MCC had approached the Court to vacate the stay and the matter came up for hearing this morning. MCC Engineer Mani attended the Court.

According to the Police, this illegal portion of the building had become the motive for the murder of retired IB Officer Kulkarni and he was fatally knocked down by a car when he was on his routine evening stroll in Manasagangothri campus at about 5.45 pm on Nov. 4.

Police said that the car was being driven by Kulkarni’s neighbour Madappa’s younger son Manu, who is the prime accused in the case. He took help from his friend Varun Gowda and both were arrested three days after the incident.

On Dec. 7, 2022, the Principal District and Sessions Court had rejected the bail application of 29-year-old Varun Gowda, who has been named as the second accused in the murder case.

 On the evening of Nov. 15, the MCC staff had gone to the house in question to pull down the illegal portion after the 24-hour ultimatum served by the civic body ended. Madappa’s Advocate Prasad told them that the Court had issued a stay and produced the copy of the stay order.

 The stay order, dated Nov. 14, said that the impugned final order No. 03/14/19-20, is stayed till the next date of hearing (Dec. 14, 2022). Seeing the stay order, the MCC officers and staff left the spot. The Court, which took up the hearing on Dec. 14, 2022, had extended the stay  period by 21 days.

7 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Retired IB Officer R.N. Kulkarni murder case: Hearing on vacating stay on demolition posted to Feb. 6”

  1. boregowda says:

    It is strange that the judiciary system seem to support the criminals.

  2. Govindan TV says:

    In the news , it is clearly mentioned as ILLEGAL PORTION.So it is strange to note that

    Court gives stay order!!!! Why? GOD only knows.

  3. Questo says:

    Hello boregowda
    The police have charged him, but he had to defend himself, hence the court exist. Before, it is proved in the court and the judge passes the judgement, calling the alleged accused as a criminal is reckless nonsense and ignorance.

  4. Questo says:

    Hello boregowda
    The ;police charged him, and they should prove at the court their evidence indeed points him as the perpetrator.
    That is the law. It is for the judge to determine whether the accused indeed was the culprit.
    That is the law. The next time, when the police charge you , could we decide you are indeed the criminal without a judge saying so looking at the evidence?

  5. Raampur Ka Laxman!! says:

    This case has a very long way to go ending in Supreme Court.
    There is no guarantee that such criminal accusations hold well, with clever lawyers questioning the evidence.

  6. A V Prasanna says:

    Timepass case, which will be never be decided in courts for decades. The case will go on, the accused will continue to live in the disputed house. Concerned authorities will not even demolish one inch of unauthorised structure. Aggrieved is the person who died fighting for justice. News will disappear from being reported. Yeh hai India, mera India.

  7. Raampur Ka Laxman!! says:

    Hello A V Prasanna
    What is a ‘Timepass case’? Unless alleged accused accepts the crime in a lower court in a district, that too will take time to schedule the hearing, nothing will be decided on the spot! If you want quick so called justice, go to Saudi Arabia, where they remove the head of the accused without ascertaining the evidence, on the whim of a bearded and funnily dressed dictator called , the Sheikh.
    The previous police commissioner on the instruction of the home minister-the so called victim was a Lingayat from North Karnataka, with connection s to the N .Karnataka crowd of Lingayats who rule the state with the CM among them, had to simply go to the neighbour’s house, where the alleged perpetrator was waiting to get arrested, that simple! But then the same police commissioner could not catch the leader of the armed gang robbery at a jewellery store in Mysore some time ago, where an innocent by stander was killed. That gang leader is flourishing in a city in N India. Every bone knows him there!
    Oh, yes, it is so easy for you to determine who is the innocent person, is it not?
    I am guessing you were the one who lobbied to keep the LPG cylinders and the company supplying them , instead f the pumped gas project.
    Di you still remember, who you accused as taking money to support the pumped gas project? If that person had taken action against you, your case would not have been ‘Timepass case’!! If you lived in Saudi Arabia, the justice will be swift for wrongly accusing a person of taking money-the punishment is 50 lashes for A V Prasanna in a public place!
    If you are NOT That Prasanna, then, let us forget this!


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