"Inspector General of Police (Grievances and Rights) Alok Kumar has been posted as the city's new additional commissioner of police (law and order)," the government said in a notification.
Auradkar was posted as additional director general of police of the Karnataka State Reserve Police. Pant will take charge of the post Alok Kumar held. Additional Director General of Police (Communications, Logistics and Modernization) H.C. Kishore Chandra has also been transferred to the post Reddi held - additional director general of police (law and order).
Taking charge of the new posting, Reddi told reporters that apart from traditional ways of policing, he would go on a major outreach program to get information from the people and involve them for preventing crimes on women and to maintain law and order across the city. Meanwhile, police July 21 produced accused Musthafa alias Munna, the school's skating instructor who was arrested July 20 on the charge of sexually assaulting the minor, at a local court for a 14-day judicial remand.
"Though the court sent the 30-year-old accused to 14 days' judicial custody, we have moved an application in the same court seeking his custody for further interrogation and investigation in the case," Deputy Commissioner of Police (south-east) P.D. Pawar said here. Musthafa's parents, however, denied the involvement of their son in the crime and claimed he was innocent.
"We don't know anything about the incident. We can categorically say that our son is innocent and would not have committed such a crime," Murthaza and Rukhsana told reporters here. Asserting that their son was a devout Muslim, performing namaz (prayers) five times a day and a family man with a wife and a five-year-old daughter, the parents said they were not aware of any of his activities in the school or outside. "We don't know that his mobile and laptop had pornographic videos of children being raped. And if he has committed the crime, then he should be punished. But as their parents, we know that he cannot do such a thing (raping a minor in school)," Murthaza reiterated. (IANS)