CP orders probe into manhandling by police on TV Journalist

City Police Commissioner M. Mahender Reddy has ordered an enquiry into the alleged manhandling of a member of the media by police in the process of arresting agitators at Gandhi Bhavan on Friday morning.

DCP Central Zone has been appointed as enquiry officer and he has been asked to conduct a detailed enquiry and submit his report at the earliest. Necessary disciplinary action will be initiated based on the findings of the enquiry report, the Commissioner assured.

Meanwhile, SI Task Force Thimappa has been withdrawn from duties and has been asked to report in Head Office pending receipt of enquiry report. (INN)