BENGALURU: The BBMP on Sunday ordered reinstatement of 11 individuals on contract on the South Zone conflict room. That they had been suspended after Bengaluru South BJP MP Tejasvi Surya learn out their names throughout allegations of a mattress allotment rip-off.
He had learn out names of 17 Muslim workers when he visited the conflict room on Might 4, giving a communal twist to his claims. The 17 had been amongst 210 contract employees. He later claimed he wasn’t making an attempt to present a communal twist to the case however solely learn out names given to him.
The hiring company, nonetheless, suspended all17 pending a police probe. Particular BBMP chief (south zone) Thulasi Maddineni mentioned that 11 had requested their suspension be withdrawn they usually be reinstated because it was their livelihood and they’d co-operate within the probe. The remaining six had not made the same request. Thulasi mentioned they’ve written to the company to rent them and permit them to return to work. Surya declined to touch upon the reinstatement.
No proof but of 17 staffers’ position: Cops
A nother the hiring senior company official had mentioned suspended them to maintain them away from the controversy.
A police officer probing the rip-off mentioned they questioned all 17 suspended workers however had been but to seek out something conclusive about their involvement within the rip-off. 4 others, together with two contract BBMP medical doctors and a social employee and her affiliate, have been arrested.
Following Surya’s allegation, all 210 workers’ contact numbers had been shared on social media and there have been insinuations of “terrorists” being at work. On Might 6, Surya visited the conflict room and reportedly apologised for the inconvenience induced however later his workplace claimed it was pretend information. Nevertheless, an audio clip of Surya reportedly apologising went viral.