CBI raids ex-top cop Alok Kumar’s house in K’taka


Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the house of Bengaluru’s former Police Commissioner, Alok Kumar on Thursday in phone tapping case.

As many as 20 officers raided his house and started investigation on the background of recorded the audio copy.

Last month Mr Kumar, who had approached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) after he was shunted out from the police commissioner’s post by the Yediyurappa government, had withdrawn his application on August 16.

He had served as Police Commissioner for 47 days when his stint came to an abrupt end following the change in government. He was replaced with Bhaskar Rao.

Admitting the case, the CAT had issued notices to the state government and police commissioner Bhaskar Rao seeking their responses.