In contemporary bother for former Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, an FIR was registered in opposition to him on Friday on a criticism by the lady allegedly concerned within the sex-for-job controversy.
The FIR was registered after the lady launched her third video assertion earlier within the day throughout which she introduced to file a criticism in opposition to Jarkiholi by way of her lawyer Jagadish Kumar. She added that she acquired the braveness to file a criticism due to the help from political leaders and organisations moreover the folks’s blessings.
The girl’s lawyer, who met City Police Commissioner Kamal Pant at his workplace earlier within the day and handed over the copy of the criticism, was directed to file a criticism on the Cubbon Park Police Station following which the FIR was registered, sources stated.
The lawyer after registering the FIR advised the media that he would search police safety for the lady as Jarkiholi is an influential man.
The FIR has been registered below varied Section 354A (sexual harassment), Section 506 (legal intimidation), Section 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace), Section 376C (sexual activity by an individual in authority), and Section 417 (dishonest) of the Indian Penal Code, added sources.
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Jarkiholi has, nevertheless, thus far claimed innocence and acknowledged that he was prepared for a authorized battle in opposition to the alleged conspiracy.
The MLA from Gokak additional stated his “game will start now”, including he’s “capable enough” to face extra such complaints.
Jarkiholi, who resigned earlier this month within the wake of the controversy, urged the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the matter to first examine the FIR registered in opposition to him.
In the video clip which went viral earlier this month, Jarkiholi could be seen in search of sexual favours from an unidentified girl with the supply of a authorities job. The video went viral after a number of Kannada tv channels aired the photographs from the alleged ‘intercourse CD’ that claimed to have the BJP chief in a compromising place with the lady.