Karnataka: More details about corrupt Bhima Naik emerge from driver’s suicide note
Driver KC Ramesh has listed misdeeds of his officer Bhima Naik, which included purchase of a bungalow in Sadashivanagr area of Belagavi, purchase of 30-acre land in Hollabapura of Hagaribommanahalli, purchase of 10 acre land in his brother�s name at Mariammanahalli
The car driver of Special Land Acquisition Officer Bhima Naik in Bengaluru, has revealed many startling facts in his suicide note. Apart from accusing mining baron Janardhan Reddy of exchanging Rs 100-crore worth currency notes prior to his daughter’s wedding, he also revealed Naik's tainted trail.
According a report in News Karnataka, driver KC Ramesh listed misdeeds of his officer Bhima Naik, which included purchase of a bungalow in Sadashivanagr area of Belagavi, purchase of 30-acre land in Hollabapura of Hagaribommanahalli, purchase of 10 acre land in his brother’s name at Mariammanahalli.
Moreover, two sites adjacent to his existing residence in Yelahanka were purchased for his sisters-in- law.
He also wrote about mismanagement at the petrol bunk owned by his brother Krishana Naik, purchase of two high-end cars and purchase of Chevorlet Tavera car in another brother Arjun’s name.
He mentioned of Bhima Naik paying Rs. 35 lakh to Revenue Minister’s personal assistant Nagaraju to hush up cases against him, purchase of gold and diamond jewellery from Krishnaiah Chetty and Sons, Bengaluru, to the tune of Rs 1 crore, and gobbling up Rs 25 lakh as administrative officer of Savitha Samaj by colluding with auditor Padmini.
The list of accusations also mentions a donation Rs 5 lakh to Kukke Subramanya temple and Dattaguru Matt in Vasanthnagar.
The death note highlights a Rs 25-crore deal to get Hagaribommanahalli Assembly seat for 2018 Assembly elections with Janaradhan Reddy and Sri Ramulu at Parijatha Guest House.
The death note said: "Boss" Bhima Naik had helped Janardhan Reddy to convert Rs 25 crore as white money. Demonetised currency notes worth Rs 100 crore were exchanged with new notes for 20 per cent commission after several rounds of negotiations with Sriramulu at Woodlands Hotel, Gowda alleged.
Bhima Nayak’s car driver KC Ramesh had committed suicide, fearing multiple threats on his life. The 30-year-old driver had left an 11-page death note in his room at Maddur Guest House before committing suicide.
Police filed a complaint against Bhima Naik and another driver Mohammad, based on vital details mentioned in the death note.