Coronavirus: H D Kumaraswamy sees red after K'Taka govt transfer COVID-19 suspects to Green Zone
Bengaluru, Apr 22: Former Karnataka Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy slammed the BJP government, claiming that the transfer of accused persons to the Green Zone would spread coronavirus and endanger the lives of other people in the zone.
Taking to Twitter, in a series of tweets, Kumaraswamy termed the state government's decision as 'criminal'.
According to reports, the health workers, who were tasked to identify COVID-19 suspects had gone to Padarayanapura, a Muslim dominated area in Bengaluru in the night. It is alleged that the locals created ruckus and attacked the health workers, forcing state Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa to take strict action against the culprits.
As many as 52 people are been rounded up by the police and are sent to the Ramanagara district prison about 50 kilometres away from the state capital.
It can be noted that H D Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha are MLAs from Ramanagara district. While H D K represents Chennapatna, Anitha represents Ramanagara in the state Assembly.
As the took place in the state, Kumaraswamy immediately took to Twitter and questioned the state government's decision in transferring the COVID-19 suspects to the Green Zone. He also blamed an Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Alok Mohan for this transfer of prisoners.