Kundapura, 12 Jan 2019 [Fik/News Sources]: Senior journalist Dinesh Amin Mattu demanded the concerned authorities to disclose the real cause of senior IPS office Madhukar Shetty’s death which triggered suspicion.
Speaking at a prayer as a mark of respect to Dr K. Madhukar Shetty here on Friday, Mattu said that having more knowledge about medical science, Shetty has concerns towards his health also. There were rumours that he died due to cardiac arrest and H1N1 virus. But the real cause of his death was unknown.
Madhukar Shetty was an ideal personality than his father. It was his independent personality groomed under his father Vaddarse Raghuram Shetty. He was far away from appeasement tactics to influence his senior officers and even he was not dictating his subordinates. It was unfortunate that those who were instrumental in his transfer, were speaking about him, he said.
Retired DGP Ajay Kumar Singh said that Madhukar Shetty who was known for his honest and courage was a shining star in the police system in the country.
IGP (west) Arun Chakravarthy, Retired head constable Dayanand, Senior journalist Puttaswamy, Scientist Muthuraman, NRI Jijil Ramakrishna, Bengaluru National College professor Moulesh, Sri Rama Sene president Pramod Mutalik, leader Subba Rao, Senior IPS officer Deepika Suri, ADGP Ravindranath, Shetty’s classmates Tharakeshwar and Ivano Lobo, ASP Nandini spoke on the occasion.
Suvarna Madhukar Shetty, Daughter Samya Madhukar Shetty, Brothers Muralidhar Shetty and Sudhakar Shetty, MLA Haladi Srinivas Shetty, Udupi SP Laxman Nimbargi, ASP Kumar Chandra and others were present.
Bengaluru constable Dasharath who spoke on the occasion, literally cried recalling his experience with Madhukar Shetty. He said that Madhukar Shetty had emulated the ideologies of Gandhi, Buddha, Subhash Chandra Bose. He was not discriminating with anybody. He used to have food sitting with the constables. He has seen the love and affection of a mother in Madhukar Shetty, he said.