Special Correspondent

BHADRAVATI: Three police personnel of the Paper Town Police Station, including a Sub-Inspector, have been placed under suspension in connection with the death of a person in lock-up under mysterious circumstances in the early hours of Friday.

The case will be handed over to the Corps of Detectives (CoD) after the preliminary inquiry by the local police.

Siddappa (65) of the Doddabokikere in Tarikere taluk of Chikmagalur district allegedly committed suicide by strangling himself while being detained along with his son Basavaraj in the lock up in connection with a family dispute.

Superintendent of Police Arun Chakravarthy, Additional Superintendent of Police S.N. Siddharamappa and Deputy Superintendent of Police N. Lingareddy visited the police station and ordered for the action against the sub-inspector Dasharath Singh, Head Constable Prabhulinga Swamy and Sentry Halappa.